Celtic plan to appeal Brown's three-match ban

Brown was dismissed during Barca's 1-0 win at Celtic Park earlier this month when he kicked out at Neymar as the Brazilian skidded along the floor after the duo had tangled.

UEFA have handed the 28-year-old midfielder an additional two-match suspension on top of the automatic one-game ban for his conduct in the Group H game, but the Scottish champions deemed that "excessive" in a statement confirming plans to appeal.

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