CELTIC’S European adventure continues this evening with Rosenborg providing the opposition at Parkhead in the opening game of the Europa League Group B.

It’s the second time the Norwegians have played in the east end of Glasow this season, losing 3-1 in the Champions League second round qualifier in July.

Alashkert, AEK Athens and FK Suduva have also met Brendan Rodgers’ men and here are a few action images provided by CQN’s lensmen at the games.

SO CLOSE…Kristoffer Ajer puts the pressure on the Alashkert defence in the Hoops’ 3-0 second leg win.  

ON THE RUN…Moussa Dembele outmuscles a Lithuanian defender.

GETTING SHIRTY…a defender gets to grips with £9million man Odsonne Edouard.

JINKIN’ JOHNSTON…young winger Mikey Johnston shows his skills.

GOAL-DEN MOMENT…James Forrest celebrates scoring against Alashkert.

JUST THE LOB…Odsonne Edouard scores with a cute chip against Rosenborg.

FRENCH FANCY…Olivier Ntcham scores a cracker against the Norwegians.

CLOSE CONTROL…Scott Sinclair on the ball.

POISE AND POWER…Odsonne Edouard combines the skills against AEK Athens.

EFFORT AND ENERGY…James Forrest dazzles a Greek opponent.

BY THE LEFT…Callum McGregor opens the scoring against AEK.

CRASH…Ryan Christie’s shot is blocked by a FK Suduva defender.

LEFT STANDING…a defender is left to admire the skills of Callum McGregor.

HAIL THE CENTURIAN…Leigh Griffiths sweeps in a trademark free-kick for his 100th Hoops goal.

UP IN ARMS…Leigh Griffiths is congratulated by Mikael Lustig as Brendan Rodgers (left) joins in.

* Don’t miss the big-match report between Celtic and Rosenborg this evening in your champion CQN.

* ‘Billy McNeill: In Praise of Caesar’ is the latest Celtic book from author Alex Gordon. In this magnificent tribute book to the Celtic legend, chief executive Peter Lawwell has written the Foreword, there’s a personal message from Brendan Rodgers and there are interviews with around forty of Billy’s friends in football including Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Kenny Dalglish, Davie Hay, Gordon, Strachan, Roy Aitken, Paul McStay, Frank McAvennie, Frank McGarvey, Charlie Nicholas, Pat Bonner, Bertie Auld, Jim Craig, John Clark, Bobby Lennox, Willie Wallace and so many more. It’s on sale now at CQN Bookstore and here is the link:



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