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12 former Euro champions compete for Champions League

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There has been a bit of revisionist nonsense expressed recently which appeared to damn the achievements of the current team by comparing them to the great Martin O’Neill side, but Martin’s team were known to struggle in qualifying on occasion.

Let the record show, four wins from four games.  Three clean sheets, two of which were achieved away from home.  The remainder of the tournament will present stiffer challenges but Celtic are a completely different team than the side which lost heavily in Utrecht two years ago.

This is what planned, sustainable, progress tastes like.

The Champions League proper will be difficult for Celtic to win; no fewer than 12 former European Champions battle to reach the Wembley final, but we are one of them and we’re there on merit.  After a four year absence the excitement of those early Champions League nights at Celtic Park against Rosenborg, Porto and Juventus has returned to the club.

Bring it on.

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  1. A – Porto, Dynamo Kiev, PSG,

     

    B – Arsenal, Schalke, Olympiakos

     

    C – AC Milan, Zenit, Anderlecht,

     

    D – Real Madrid, Man City, Ajax,

     

    E – Chelsea , Shaktar Donesk, Juventus,

     

    F – Bayern, Valencia, Lille

     

    G – Barcelona, Benfica,Spartak Moscow

     

    H – Manchester United, Braga, Galatasaray,

  2. Hey ho there’s no easy groups in the big cup……. Bring it on

     

    it is what we have been looking forward to fer years lets just enjoy it and play the Celtic way

     

    and fear no one

  3. George Weah seems like a great guy- very humble. The big man looks as though some injuries have taken their toll.

     

    Love Group B…