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Last Updated: Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 22:21 GMT 23:21 UK
Celtic legends draw charity game
Celtic's Joe Miller and Liverpool's Kenny Dalglish
Celtic's Joe Miller and Liverpool's Kenny Dalglish embrace at full-time
Celtic and Liverpool fought out an entertaining 2-2 draw in a legends charity match at Celtic Park.

Fans raised cash for the Celtic Charity Fund, including those nominated by Jimmy Johnstone's family and the Marina Dalglish Appeal for breast cancer.

Darren Jackson's two goals for Celtic were cancelled out by strikes by John Durnin and Steve McManaman.

Kenny Dalglish, who managed the Liverpool team, said the money raised would go to charities in Glasgow.

Jackson gave Celtic an eighth-minute lead after a Brian McClair through ball.

Liverpool's Durnin volleyed home a Ray Houghton cross to level four minutes later.

Jackson immediately headed the Bhoys back in front after clever wing play and a smart cross by Joe Miller.

Celtic's Danny McGrain and Liverpool's Kenny Dalglish embrace
Dalglish and McGrain enjoyed an emotional return to Celtic Park

McManaman then curled a fantastic equaliser into the top corner, after Mark Lawrenson's pass on the hour mark.

Dalglish received a hero's welcome from the 15,000 crowd along with Danny McGrain when they came on as late substitutes, although the former Celtic full-back had already played the whole of the first half.

"To get on at the same time as the old boy was quite nostalgic. I know he played 45 minutes more but he is fitter than me," Dalglish said.

"The two of us walked into Parkhead on the same day when we were kids and we used to jump on the same bus to get here."

On the money raised for charity, Dalglish said: "I can guarantee the money won't be squandered and everything will stay up here in Glasgow."

Davie Hay, who managed the Celtic side, added: "All credit to all the lads, considering their ages they put on a good show.

"But the worthwhile causes have benefited and that's the most important thing about the whole night."



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