P153 ORACLE 153 Sun 2 Dec ITV 2000:01  2/2  COLLINS BLOW Round-up FOR CELTIC   John Collins, Celtic's £1 million midfielder, will be out of action for several weeks after damaging ankle ligaments against his former club Hibs. Celtic notched only their second away win of the season, 3-0, but victory came at a price. Boss Billy McNeill said: "X-rays show it isn't as bad as we feared but the surgeon who examined him told me that John's a lucky young man."  Charlton's Gordon Watson and Richard Ord of Sunderland join the England U-21 party to face Wales on 'jdnesday. They replace unfit Lee Sharpe and Ian Olney. Football headlines 140 Sport 130 Next Item Pools Tables TV Guide
P153 ORACLE 153 Sun 2 Dec ITV 2000:01  1/2 O BRIGHTON PAIR Round-up FACE LAY-OFF   Brighton striker John Byrne and midfield player Clive Walker both face lengthy lay-offs after being hurt in the 6-1 thrashing at Oldham. Republic of Ireland international Byrne damaged knee ligaments and Walker has a suspected fractured cheekbone.  'jmbledon have won the Barclays Performance of the 'jek award for their 4-0 away win at Norwich in the First Division. The vote, by England manager Graham Taylor's panel, means a local boys' club will receive a £650 prize. >>>>> WIN TICKETS TO A LEAGUE GAME 0898 500 130 'JEKEND CALLS 33p MIN Next Item Pools Tables TV Guide