European Football

New Spain strip sparks controversy with Republican ‘link’

The Spain jersey that will be used in the World Cup has sparked controversy after being linked to the 1930s Republican flag.


What odds are Celtic to win the Europa League?

The odds on Celtic winning the Europa League competition this season have been revealed by a betting expert.

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Celtic SLO denies inventing Bayern Munich fan email

Celtic’s supporter liaison officer has denied claims he created a fake email purporting to be from a Bayern Munich fan.

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The Real Madrid players trudge off after their 3-1 defeat by Tottenham at Wembley. Picture: Matt Dunham/AP

Cristiano Ronaldo calls for calm as Real Madrid confront a mini crisis

It has only been two losses but, when it comes to Real Madrid, that is enough to put the team on the brink of turmoil.

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Bayern Munich fans praised for banner displayed at Celtic Park

Bayern Munich fans have been praised by campaigners against the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act for the hanging of a banner during their side’s tie against Celtic.

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Celtic 1 - 2 Bayern Munich: Celtic fall short after late leveller

It has been widely expected ever since the group stage draw was made but Celtic’s formal elimination from the Champions League was no less disappointing for Brendan Rodgers and his players.

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Celtic 1 - 2 Bayern Munich: How the Celtic players rated

Ratings out of ten for every Celtic player in Tuesday night’s defeat to Bayern Munich at Celtic Park.

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A general view of Celtic Park as Celtic take on Bayern Munich. Picture: SNS Group

What the German newspapers are saying about Celtic 1-2 Bayern Munich

After another European night at Celtic Park, the German media was effusive in its praise for the atmosphere in Glasgow’s east end. Here’s a quick round-up of what the German newspapers are saying...

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Bayern Munich ace Mats Hummels hails Celtic atmosphere

Mats Hummels took to Twitter to pay tribute to the atmosphere at Celtic Park last night.

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James Forrest was in excellent form for Celtic. Picture: PA

Five things we learned from Celtic 1 - 2 Bayern Munich

Craig Fowler gives his take after Celtic are defeated 2-1 in the Champions League by German giants Bayern Munich.

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Paris Saint-Germain's French defender Layvin Kurzawa with the matchball after his hat-trick against Anderlecht. Picture: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

PSG 5 - 0 Anderlecht: Left back Layvin Kurzawa nets hat-trick

Left-back Layvin Kurzawa scored a second-half hattrick as Paris Saint-Germain crushed Anderlecht 5-0 to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.

Moussa Dembele has been preferred in attack. Picture: SNS

Celtic announce starting XI to face Bayern Munich

Moussa Dembele will start for the first time in the Champions League this season after being named in the Celtic starting XI to face Bayern Munich.

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Phil Neville pictured at Old Trafford ahead of Manchester United's clash with Crystal Palace. Picture: Getty Images

Sky Sports in yet another Scottish football gaffe over Celtic stadium

Sky Sports has dropped another clanger with reference to Scottish football, this time thanks to Phil Neville.

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Moussa Dembele will have a host of scouts running the rule over him tonight. Picture: PA

17 scouts to run rule over duo in Celtic-Bayern Munich clash

A total of 17 scouts will be in attendance at Celtic’s Champions League clash with Bayern Munich tonight, according to reports.

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Aberdeen captain Willie Miller celebrates the stunning 3-2 win over Bayern Munich in the 1983 Cup-Winners' Cup quarter-finals. Picture: SNS

Bayern Munich’s surprisingly modest record in Scotland

Bayern Munich face Celtic tonight in the Champions League seeking only their third competitive win on Scottish soil. The five-time European champions’ record in this country is surprisingly modest and reads: P9 W2 D4 L3 F11 A11.

Bayern Munich familiarise themselves with Celtic Park during a team training session last night. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

How could Bayern Munich line up against Celtic?

A number of injuries to first-team players has forced Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes into shuffling his pack for this match.

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Brendan Rodgers gives instructions as Celtic take part in a training session at Lennoxtown. Picture: Getty Images

How could Celtic line up against Bayern Munich?

Brendan Rodgers rested a number of his first-choice players at the weekend in a bid to wrap them in cotton wool ahead of tonight’s clash with Bayern Munich.

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Bayern Munich confirm Robert Lewandowski will miss Celtic clash

Robert Lewandowski has not travelled with the Bayern Munich squad to Glasgow, as the German side prepare to face Celtic at Parkhead this week.

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5 things that have to happen for Celtic to defeat Bayern Munich

After Celtic were schooled in the Allianz Arena a fortnight ago, there doesn’t seem much hope for Brendan Rodgers’ side in the return fixture.

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Celtic's players are left dejected at full time after being beaten by Bayern Munich. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Brendan Rodgers has no time for pragmatism at Celtic

There can be a tendency to view the toils of Brendan Rodgers’ side to compete in the Champions League as a present-day difficulty. In reality, though, it has ever been thus for Celtic in this most testing of European tournaments.

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