Hungry Brown backed by Lennon

05 February 2010 07:23
Lennon hailed Brown's "fantastic appetite" after the midfielder scored in a 3-1 triumph over Drogheda in Ireland, 24 hours after making his first-team comeback.[LNB]The Scotland international was a 74th-minute substitute during Celtic's shock 1-0 defeat at Kilmarnock, coming on at left-back for his first Scottish Premier League appearance since October.[LNB]Brown is now in line to feature in Celtic's fifth-round clash at East End Park on Sunday.[LNB]The 24-year-old is eager for matches after undergoing a lengthy rehabilitation from his second ankle operation of 2009.[LNB]Lennon told the club's website: "Scott was excellent for an hour. He's just desperate to get back into the first team now and hopefully he'll figure at the weekend at some point.[LNB]"He's working his way back to full fitness and is a good indicator for where these other players have to be.[LNB]"He's the current Scottish player of the year, he's a full international and he led the way on the pitch.[LNB]"It's good to see senior players bringing these kids on. They will learn from playing beside guys like Scott and I have to give him credit for the attitude he showed out there. His appetite was fantastic."[LNB][LNB] Dunfermline v Celtic Win to Nil: Celtic 11/10  

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