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Sutton causes Celtic concern

Published: Thursday 28 October 2004, 19.17CET
Celtic FC striker Chris Sutton will miss the Group F match against FC Shakhtar Donetsk with a chest injury.

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Published: Thursday 28 October 2004, 19.17CET

Sutton causes Celtic concern

Celtic FC striker Chris Sutton will miss the Group F match against FC Shakhtar Donetsk with a chest injury.
Celtic FC striker Chris Sutton looks set to miss next Tuesday's UEFA Champions League match against FC Shakhtar Donetsk in Glasgow after suffering a chest injury.

Wednesday withdrawal
The 31-year-old former English international was taken off as a precaution during Wednesday night's 3-2 home defeat by Aberdeen FC, but a scan on Thursday confirmed he had strained a muscle and could be sidelined for several weeks.

'Big blow'
Manager Martin O'Neill said: "We're obviously very disappointed as this is a big blow, but it's one we'll all have to recover from." Celtic have lost all three Group F games so far, and need a win against the Ukrainian side to keep their European hopes alive.

Last updated: 28/10/04 23.22CET

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