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Uefa chief calls on lawmakers to help make football fairer

The Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin has challenged European lawmakers to help make football fairer financially.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will see his side take on Anderlecht next week. Picture: SNS

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers saddened by Anderlecht sacking

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has expressed sympathy with Rene Weiler after the Swiss coach was dismissed by Anderlecht nine days before the teams’ Champions League clash.

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Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti (left) vies with Celtic captain Scott Brown. Picture: AFP

Stats highlight PSG’s passing dominance against Celtic

PSG midfielders Marco Verratti and Thiago Motta finished week one of the Champions League group stages atop of the passing table for individual players in the competition.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers at training ahead of their home game against Ross County. Picture: SNS

Brendan Rodgers fears Celtic ground ban could hit Euro chances

Brendan Rodgers has expressed his concern at the effect any degree of stadium closure would have on Celtic’s prospects of making further progress in Europe this season.

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Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani form a formidable forward line for Paris Saint-Germain. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Alan Stubbs says PSG now good enough to win Champions League

Former Celtic defender Alan Stubbs has hailed Paris Saint-Germain’s holy trinity of Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar as the most potent strike partnership in the global game.

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Celtic fear partial ground closure over pitch invasion

Celtic fear the partial closure of Parkhead for the Champions League home game against Bayern Munich next month after Uefa yesterday opened fresh disciplinary proceedings against them.

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Celtic were played off the park by PSG at Parkhead last night. Picture: SNS

Can Celtic realistically compete in the Champions League any more?

Is this financial gulf too much for teams like Celtic, from countries like Scotland, to compete any more at Europe’s top table? Craig Fowler looks to answer that question.

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PSG owner hails Celtic Park atmosphere as best he’s ever experienced

PSG’s billionaire bankroller Nasser Al-Khelaifi insists Parkhead generated the best atmosphere of his life.

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Jozo Simunovic is booked after bringing down Edinson Cavani. Picture: Getty

Why Jozo Simunovic could have been shown a red card for PSG penalty

The latest edition of Ref Review aims to clear up any uncertainty regarding the change in the “triple punishment” or “double jeopardy” laws which govern red card offences inside the penalty area.

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Ex-Arsenal star Robert Pires (left) and Marcel Desailly. Picture: SNS

Marcel Desailly sings ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ before Celtic match

French football legend Marcel Desailly was in attendance to watch Celtic’s Champions League clash with PSG and, judging from his Twitter bio, he certainly appears to have enjoyed himself.

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A fan ran on the park to confront PSG attacker Kylian Mbappe. Picture: PA

Uefa charge Celtic over ‘fan invasion’ during PSG clash

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Celtic following the pitch invasion by a fan during their Champions League tie against Paris St Germain.

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Anthony Ralston ‘won’t lose sleep’ over Neymar handshake snub

Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston has brushed off a handshake snub from Brazilian striker Neymar in the wake of PSG’s 5-0 win at Parkhead on Tuesday night.

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Neymar the pantomime villain torments Celtic once again

Celtic were left down and out on London Road last night. What might happen in Paris perhaps doesn’t bear thinking about.

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Celtic's Olivier Ntcham dejected at full time. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from Celtic 0 - 5 PSG

Craig Fowler gives his take after Celtic are thumped at Parkhead by Paris St Germain.

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Brendan Rodgers: ‘We were playing like under-12s at times’

Brendan Rodgers insisted he wasn’t concerned about presiding over Celtic’s heaviest home defeat for 122 years as his team were crushed 5-0 by Paris Saint-Germain in the opening match of their Champions League group stage campaign.

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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson wears a protective helmet during training yesterday and will be assessed today. Picture: PA.

Pep Guardiola silent on omission of Manchester City’s Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure has been left out for Manchester City’s Champions League opener at 
Feyenoord, but manager Pep Guardiola has refused to make clear why.

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Neymar refuses to shake hands with Celtic’s Anthony Ralston after PSG victory

PSG superstar Neymar has been lambasted by Celtic fans on social media after refusing to shake the hand of Anthony Ralston.

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Brendan Rodgers and his players applaud the fans at full-time. Picture: AFP/Getty

Celtic 0 - 5 PSG: How the Celtic players rated

Ratings out of ten for each and every Celtic player after the 5-0 hammering suffered at the hands of PSG.

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Celtic 0 - 5 PSG: Hosts blown away by dominant display

Not for the first time, Celtic were confronted by the unforgiving reality of a fiendishly daunting Champions League group as they suffered the heaviest home defeat of their 55-year European history.

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Celtic will be looking to get off to the perfect start in the group stage. Picture: SNS

Celtic v PSG: Live updates from the Champions League clash at Celtic Park

Keep hitting refresh for all the latest action from Parkhead as Celtic look to get their Champions League campaign off to a flyer against Paris St Germain.

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