European Football

Celtic fans ‘praised by Munich police’ for their behaviour

Celtic fans have been praised for their behaviour in Munich, according to a club statement.

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Brendan Rodgers appeared to admit that he is on the lookout for defensive reinforcements. Picture: SNS Group

Is Brendan Rodgers looking to address Celtic’s centre back issue?

Brendan Rodgers has dropped his biggest hint yet that he will look to strengthen Celtic’s central defensive options.

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Rumour Mill: Liverpool striker to Celtic? | Green light for Rangers transfer? | Gers legend slams Miller

Celtic linked with move for forgotten Liverpool striker, have Rangers been handed a boost in the pursuit of one of their targets and Derek Johnstone hits out at Kenny Miller

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Craig Gordon punches the ball as Thomas Muller, Olivier Ntcham and Dedryck Boyata look on. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

What the German newspapers are saying about Bayern Munich 3-0 Celtic

Germany’s newspapers contain a lot of post-match coverage and analysis following Bayern Munich’s 3-0 win over Celtic at the Allianz Arena last night. Here’s a quick look at what the German media are saying...

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Celtic's head coach Brendan Rodgers. Picture: AP

Charlie Nicholas: Brendan Rodgers will get bored if Celtic don’t spend

Charlie Nicholas has warned Celtic they need to spend in order to compete with bigger clubs in Europe, or risk losing manager Brendan Rodgers.

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Roy Keane was not impressed with some of Celtic's defending against Bayern Munich. Picture: Robert Perry

Roy Keane: Celtic are not learning from European mistakes

Roy Keane believes Celtic are failing to learn from their lessons in Europe after Wednesday night’s defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

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Rumour Mill: Ex-Ireland captain slams Rodgers | Miller’s Rangers career over? | McGinn ‘can replace Brown’

Kenny Cunningham has blasted Brendan Rodgers’ tactics in Munich; Barry Ferguson fears for Kenny Miller’s Rangers future and John McGinn can replace Scott Brown according to ex-Hibs boss

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Defender Mats Hummels celebrates after scoring Bayern Munichs third at the Allianz Arena last night. Picture: Getty.

Brendan Rodgers stays positive after Celtic’s Munich misery

Brendan Rodgers claimed the loss of poor goals rather than lack of pragmatism was the major contributing factor to his side’s 3-0 Champions League defeat away to Bayern Munich last night, with the Celtic
manager insisting the loss will not derail his bid to stay in Europe beyond Christmas.

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The gulf between Brendan Rodgers' side and the rest in Scotland is small beer compared with the chasm on view in Munich last night. Picture: Getty.

Moira Gordon: Celtic far from equal to latest European challenge

Before kick-off in the Allianz Arena the players and officials all lined up to promote Uefa’s #equalgame 
initiative, a campaign aimed at promoting inclusion, diversity and accessibility in football throughout Europe. The fact is there was little equality once the whistle sounded and the Champions League action got underway.

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Cristian Gamboa of Celtic tackles Kingsley Coman during the Champions League clash in Munich. Picture: Getty

Five things we learned from Bayern Munich 3 - 0 Celtic

Craig Fowler gives his take after Celtic are outclassed by German champions Bayern Munich in the Champions League group stage.

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Celtic players line up before the game. Picture: Getty

Bayern Munich 3 - 0 Celtic: How the Celtic players rated

Marks out of ten for every Celtic player following the Parkhead club’s 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich.

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Brendan Rodgers with Arjen Robben. Picture: Getty

Brendan Rodgers wants to see Celtic improvement on cross balls

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers wants to see better defending from his players when they meet Bayern Munich again in two weeks time.

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Celtic captain Scott Brown. Picture: AFP/Getty

Scott Brown hopes Celtic Park crowd can give Bayern Munich ‘a fright’

Celtic captain Scott Brown wants the club’s passionate fans to scare Bayern Munich when they meet the German side again in two weeks in the Champions League.

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A dispirited Mikael Lustig as Bayern Munich celebrate the opening goal. Picture: Getty

Bayern Munich 3 - 0 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers’ men outclassed

Champions League nights are forever presented as occasions to be embraced by Celtic but their flailing in the Allianz was another evening in the competition simply to be endured by the Scottish champions.

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Celtic captain Scott Brown returns to the starting XI. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic announce starting XI to face Bayern Munich

Both Scott Brown and Stuart Armstrong have returned to the Celtic starting XI to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Chris Sutton goes close with a header in the second half. 
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Where are they now: Celtic XI that drew 0-0 with Bayern Munich in 2003

Bayern Munich’s match with Celtic in the Champions League tonight is the first time the two sides have faced each other since 2003.

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Scott Sinclair faces the media ahead of Celtic's clash against Bayern Munich.

Scott Sinclair knows he belongs in the big time

It won’t be the first time that Scott Sinclair has been at the Allianz with his team when this evening Celtic face down Bayern Munich in their own backyard. But tonight’s Champion League encounter will mark the first time he will feel a genuine sense of belonging within one of the world’s greatest footballing amphitheatres.

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Rumour Mill: Bayern-Celtic line-ups leaked? | Rangers fans ‘would welcome back Ashley’ | Kenny Miller saga

German newspaper leaks supposed starting line-ups from tonight’s Champions League match between Bayern Munich and Celtic; pundit claims Gers fans would welcome back Mike Ashley and the Kenny Miller saga rumbles on

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Rumour Mill: Aston Villa eye Morelos | Rodgers blocked De Vries exit | Joe Lewis a wanted man

Aston Villa ramp up Morelos interest; Rodgers revealed he blocked offers for De Vries and Joe Lewis is a target for an English Championship side

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Four talking points ahead of Bayern Munich v Celtic

Celtic face another daunting challenge when they taken on German giants Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.

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