12 former Euro champions compete for Champions League


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. All this time to make a draw …. what a palaver ……. there is something to be said for the Ramsden Cup

  2. Group A: Porto, Dynamo Kiev, Paris St Germain



    Group B: Arsenal, Schalke 04, Olympiakos



    Group C: AC Milan, Zenit St Petersburg, Anderlecht



    Group D: Real Madrid, Manchester City, Ajax Amsterdam



    Group E: Chelsea, Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus



    Group F: Bayern Munich, Valencia, Lille



    Group G: Barcelona, Benfica, Spartak Moscow



    Group H: Manchester United, Braga, Galatasaray

  3. The Battered Bunnet on

    OK, here we go….



    …. Group G















    Take it!!!