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Strongest Borussia Mönchengladbach XI that could face Celtic

While Scottish football fans will be more than familiar with the stars of Barcelona and Manchester City, not as much is known of the German side who came fourth in the Bundesliga last term.

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Rodgers says the Celtic support will "always give them a chance". Picture: SNS

Brendan Rodgers: Parkhead crowd gives Celtic chance of progressing

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has promised his team will “have a go” in their demanding Champions League programme and believes the “Celtic Park experience” gives them a chance of progressing in Europe.

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Tony Watt celebrates after scoring that famous goal against Barcelona. Picture: SNS

Five most memorable Celtic Champions League moments

As Celtic get set to embark on another Champions League campaign, we look back at the most memorable moments from previous seasons.

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The four highest-ranked leagues will each get four slots in the Champions League from the 2018-19 season.  Picture: Claude Paris/AP

Top leagues win big in Uefa changes to Champions League

In a power shift toward Europe’s wealthiest clubs, Uefa has agreed to give more guaranteed Champions League group-stage places to the four highest-ranked leagues who each get four slots from the 2018-19 season.

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Celtic will face Barcelona, Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach in their Champions League group. Picture: John Devlin

Dates and TV info on Celtic’s Champions League matches

Although they’ve been handed an incredibly tough draw, after two years absent from the competition, Celtic fans are salivating at the prospect of mixing it with European football’s elite once again.

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Celtic qualified for the Champions League group stages after defeating Hapoel Beer-Sheva. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic draw Barcelona and Manchester City in Champions League

Celtic have been drawn alongside Barcelona, Manchester City and Borussia Mönchengladbach in this season’s Champions League group stages.

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Brendan Rodgers celebrates as the full-time whistle goes. Picture: AFP/Getty

Breakdown of Celtic’s £30m Champions League windfall

Celtic have landed a potential £30million-plus jackpot after booking their place in the Champions League group stages.

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Celtic advanced at the expense of their hosts. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from Hapoel Beer-Sheva 2 - 0 Celtic

Celtic have made it through to the Champions League group stages despite a defeat in Israel. Craig Fowler looks back on a gruelling, though ultimately rewarding, night for Brendan Rodgers’ side

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Celtic's Scott Brown and Leigh Griffiths celebrate at full-time. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Hapoel Beer-Sheva 2 - 0 Celtic (4-5 agg): Rodgers reaches Champions League

Just 96 days after his appointment as Celtic manager, Brendan Rodgers has achieved the primary objective set for him by the Scottish champions. But however long his tenure at the club proves to be, he may never endure a more tortuous or nerve-wracking evening than the one which saw him guide Celtic into the group stage of the Champions League.

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Celtic's latest rap comes after fans displayed Palestine flags at the first leg clash with Hapoel Beer-Sheva. Picture: John Devlin

Timeline of Celtic’s disciplinary run-ins with Uefa

Celtic are facing a ninth UEFA charge over the behaviour of their supporters in the space of just five years following last week’s Champions League qualifier with Hapoel Be’er Sheva.

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The two sides will battle again for a place in the Champions League group stages tonight. Picture: SNS

Hapoel Beer-Sheva v Celtic: Likely line-ups, kick-off, where to watch

Celtic will reach the promised land of the Champions League group stages if they can avoid disaster in Israel tonight.

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Leigh Griffiths enjoyed a terrific first leg performance. Picture: SNS

Three key clashes to decide Hapoel Beer-Sheva v Celtic

Here are the three most important battles that will decide Celtic’s second leg encounter with Israeli champions Hapoel Beer-Sheva.

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Celtic fans have been warned not to repeat the Parkhead flag display in Beersheba. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic fans told not to repeat Palestine flag display in Israel

Israeli police will operate a zero-tolerance policy against any display of Palestinian flags by Celtic supporters at tonight’s Champions League play-off round, second leg fixture in Beersheba.

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Maor Melikson, right, admitted he and his team-mates were not used to dealing with the pressure of playing inside Celtic Park. Picture: SNS

Beer-Sheva star admits Celtic Park intensity got to visitors

Hapoel Beer-Sheva midfielder, and goalscorer on the night, Maor Melikson has admitted the away side were affected by the intense atmosphere inside Celtic Park.

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Celtic fans with Palestine flags at last night's game. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic could face Uefa sanctions over Palestine flags

Celtic could face fresh sanctions from Uefa after fans displayed Palestinian flags inside the stadium last night during the Champions League play-off with Hapoel Beer-Sheva.

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Celtic players celebrate with the fans at full time. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from Celtic 5 - 2 Hapoel Beer-Sheva

Craig Fowler looks back at an action packed 90 minutes of football as Celtic gave themselves a great chance of reaching the Champions League group stages

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Leigh Griffiths celebrates having put Celtic 3-0 up on their way to a 5-2 win. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic 5 - 2 Hapoel Beer-Sheva: Hoops with one foot in Champions League

Celtic emerged from a pulsating and occasionally bewildering first leg of their Champions League play-off round tie with one foot placed reasonably firmly in the lucrative group stage.

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Efe Ambrose will not be featuring in Celtic's Champions League play-off. Picture: David Lamb

Efe Ambrose dropped from Celtic’s Champions League squad

Efe Ambrose has been omitted from Celtic’s Champions League squad to face Hapoel Beer-Sheva.

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A Palestine flag visible at Celtic Park during a Europa League match with Hapoel Tel-Aviv in 2009. Picture: SNS

Celtic fans ‘could be arrested if they wave Palestine flags’

Celtic fans could be arrested under controversial Scottish legislation if they wave Palestinian flags during their team’s clash with Hapoel Be’er Sheva.

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Kris Commons has found himself on the fringes of the Celtic squad. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic leave Kris Commons out of Champions League squad

KRIS Commons has been dropped from Celtic’s Champions League squad to face Hapoel Be’er Sheva - freeing up a space for Brendan Rodgers to use on a new signing.

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