Photo: Scott Brown continues his coaching education at Celtic

Celtic FC

The Bhoys skipper took a leader's role with the Development Squad once again.

Celtic captain Scott Brown was working with the Development squad on Thursday afternoon once again, playing the role of off-pitch leader as opposed to the Bhoys' leading man on the field of play for the first team.

The 29-year-old has ably led the Hoops as skipper this term but has also looked to help out the reserves and younger players at Parkhead.

Brown has already been seen leading the Development Squad at times and was this time overseeing a passing drill ahead of a match. 

Clearly, then, the Celtic captain has an eye on his future. A candidate for future Celtic manager - who knows?

Midfielder Kris Commons admitted earlier this season that Brown is far more focused on taking small steps towards a coaching career than he is, despite Commons being the older of the two.

These are, of course, duties that fall within the remit of skipper and the 29-year-old may not intend to take his leadership duties any further than he needs to.

But, at the same time, every drill and bit of experience is a step in the right direction for Brown's coaching education.

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