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CELTIC’S POSSIBLE EURO FOES

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CELTIC will discover their European fate when the Champions League draw is held next month.

Ronny Deila’s men are set to face three qualifying rounds in the elite tournament to reach the group stage and will be seeded in each round, if they progress.

For the Hoops the second qualifying round will be played over July 14/15 or July 21/22.

Among the potential opponents are Dundalk, the Premier Division winners in the League of Ireland. This season Dundalk ended a 19-year wait to claim the title.

Stjarnan FC, league champions of Iceland, who have a unique quality to their goal celebrations, could also face Celtic in the second round.

They are known for their hilarious celebrations which include swimming, Rambo training and cycling!

Due to Celtic being entered as a seeded team they will miss being drawn teams from the leading nations of England, Spain, Italy and Germany.

If Deila’s outfit progress and enter into the fourth qualifying round they could replay the controversial tie which saw them progress to play Maribor after they lost on a 6-1 aggregate from last season with Legia Warsaw.

The Polish team were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player and Celtic went onto the next round but the two teams could meet again this year.

 
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