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  Blackburn and Celtic set for battle of Britain
Updated 31 October 2002, 16.48
Blackburn Rovers
Will Blackburn be celebrating again?

English and Scottish football fans often argue about whether Rangers and Celtic could cope in the Premiership, and on Thursday they might find out.

Graeme Souness
Rovers boss Graeme Souness
Blackburn Rovers travel to Celtic in the second round of the Uefa Cup, with both sides playing well and scoring goals.

The game has some added spice because the Rovers boss - Graeme Souness - is an ex-Rangers player-manager. He'll want to get one over his former Glasgow rivals.

Souness will be delighted to have striker Andy Cole and winger Damien Duff back from injury for the game.

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Celtic v Blackburn Rovers
Most people expect Blackburn to win, but with super Swede Henrik Larsson up front Celtic will always be a threat to the Premiership outfit.

And his probable strike partner Chris Sutton knows how to find the net at Ewood Park, having played their before his 10m move to Chelsea.

The second leg is on 14 November at Ewood Park.

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