SCOTT BROWN has praised his chief executive Peter Lawwell after the way he handled Brendan Rodgers exit from the club at the end of February.
Almost a month on since Rodgers left the building the Celtic captain opened up about the goings on behind the scene and Peter’s quick thinking and hard work to ensure Celtic were not disrupted.
Neil Lennon was brought in almost immediately and went straight to work with the team so they didn’t skip a beat. The late goal against Hearts putting Celtic on course for a ten point gap since Rodgers left.
Brown praised Lawwell and Lennon for coming to Celtic’s rescue.
“I think Peter dealt with that really well,” the Celtic Captain told CelticTV.
“He knew Brendan was leaving and there was also another man who had left Hibs just at the right time.
“It turned out to be a great opportunity and it’s been great to have Neil back.
“It’s been an easy transition for us and that’s down to the way Peter dealt with it.
“Neil’s been fantastic the last four or five games and he’s spurred the lads on in the dressing room with his team talks.
“He’s happy to be back here, he loves it and the passion he’s got for Celtic and for football is brilliant and it’s showing out there on the field.”
Brown will lead his team-mates out on Sunday against The Rangers hoping to extend their lead at the top of the table and ensure eight in a row is delivered as quick as possible.
Not everything has come out about Rodgers departure and like all things, they will come out in due course. What we have seen from the people who love the club is a reaction and a determination to not let something so profound take us down.