Scott Brown mocked for nabbing Aberdeen tactics note and giving it to Brendan Rodgers 3 years ago

Scott Brown mocked for nabbing Aberdeen tactics note and giving it to Brendan Rodgers

Celtic held out to claim a 1-0 victory against Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon.

Scott Sinclair opened the scoring shortly after the hour-mark and the goal was enough to get Celtic back to winning ways in the Scottish Premiership.

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Aberdeen tried everything to get back in the game and there was a late attempt from manager Derek McInnes to tinker with the tactics in pursuit of an equaliser.

According to reports, McInnes jotted down some instructions on a post-it note and sent it on to the pitch but the message was intercepted by Celtic's Tom Rogic, who handed the paper to his captain Scott Brown after ripping it away from Graeme Shinnie's grasp.

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Brown passed the note to his manager, Brendan Rodgers, who gave it a glance.

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McInnes mocked the Celtic midfielder for behaving like a teacher's pet by rushing to Rodgers with the message.

"I could say something but I won’t," McInnes told the Daily Record.

"But what I will say is he ran straight to his manager, didn’t he? Like all good wee boys.

"To be fair what was written on the paper was not anything which was complicated."

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Rodgers claimed that he didn't even bother to read the message and saw the funny side of it more so than McInnes.

"There was obviously a bit of banter there," Rodgers said.

"I maybe couldn’t have read his writing anyway! It was good fun."