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Celtic reach Champions League with 8-4 aggregate win

Celtic completed an 8-4 aggregate win to reach the Champions League group stage despite a scare in Astana. Leading 5-0 from the first leg, Brendan Rodgers’ side fell behind on the night when Dimitri Shomko’s shot was diverted into the ...

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Celtic 5-0 Astana: Brendan Rodgers praises 'brilliant performance'

Manager Brendan Rodgers described Celtic’s 5-0 Champions League play-off win over Astana as an “outstanding team performance” but insisted there is work to be done in the second leg. Celtic travel to Kazakhstan on Sunday ahead of Tuesday’s tie, with ...

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Celtic thrash Astana in Champions League play-off first leg

Celtic all but booked their Champions League group stage berth by thumping Kazakh champions Astana in the play-off first leg. Tom Rogic created the opener when he drove into the box and lifted a ball into the area that Evgeni ...

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Sluggish Celtic toil against Rosenborg

Celtic and Rosenborg remain goalless after the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round tie. Vegar Eggen Hedenstad’s free-kick tested Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon and Rosenborg’s Yann-Erik de Lanlay fired over from close range. James Forrest and Stuart ...

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Missiles thrown as Celtic beat Linfield

Celtic are on course to clear their first hurdle in Champions League qualifying after beating Linfield 2-0. Early goals by Scott Sinclair and Tom Rogic put the Scottish Premiership winners in control but Linfield worked hard to limit the damage. ...

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Dembele up for two PFA Scotland awards as Celtic dominate shortlists

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele has been shortlisted for player and young player of the year in the PFA Scotland awards. The 20-year-old Frenchman is joined in the senior list by team-mates Stuart Armstrong and Scott Sinclair, plus Aberdeen wide man ...

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Celtic Boys Club founder accused of abuse tracked to US

Media playback is unsupported on your device One of the men accused of child sex abuse in football in a BBC documentary has been tracked down to the US. Celtic Boys Club founder and former coach Jim Torbett, who has ...

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Celtic only going to get better – Rodgers

Manager Brendan Rodgers said he is “very content” at Celtic after clinching the Premiership title in his debut season. “I couldn’t think of a better place for me to be at this stage of my life,” said the former Liverpool ...

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Aberdeen thump Dundee 7-0 to delay Celtic celebrations

Defender Andrew Considine scored a hat-trick as Aberdeen hammered a dismal Dundee side to ensure Celtic must wait to be crowned Premiership champions. A win for Dee would have handed the title to Celtic, but their visitors put that prospect ...

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Celtic fans 'put players on edge' during Champions League win – Rodgers

Manager Brendan Rodgers says the Celtic fans “put the players on edge” during the Champions League win over Astana. Moussa Dembele’s injury-time penalty sealed a 2-1 win on the night for the Scottish champions and a 3-2 aggregate victory over ...

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