European Football

Celtic target Marvin Compper would be ineligible to play Zenit

Celtic will make a move to sign German central defender Marvin Compper next month but he will not be eligible to play in their Europa League round of 32 tie against Zenit 
St Petersburg.

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What Celtic fans should know about Zenit St Petersburg

Everything you need to know about the Russian side who will face the Scottish champions in the last 32 of the Europa League following Monday’s draw.

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Brendan Rodgers knows what to expect from Zenit St Petersburg

Celtic’s Europa League draw against Roberto Mancini’s Zenit St Petersburg has provided familiar territory for Brendan Rodgers.


Best Twitter reactions to Celtic drawing Zenit St Petersburg

Here’s how social media reacted to Brendan Rodgers’ side drawing Russian opponents in the Europa League Round of 32.

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Celtic drawn to play Zenit St Petersburg in Europa League

Celtic have been paired with Zenit St Petersburg in the Europa League knockout stages.

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Who could Celtic face in Europe? Picture: SNS Group

What teams could Celtic face in the Europa League?

The draw for the knockout stage of the Europa League takes place today at midday, at UEFA headquarters in Noyn, Switzerland.

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Roy Keane suggested Celtic's performance and result against Anderlecht had been 'shocking'. Picture: Getty Images

Roy Keane lambasts ‘shocking‘ Celtic after Anderlecht loss

Roy Keane has branded Celtic’s home defeat to Anderlecht in the final round of Champions League group matches as ‘just not acceptable’.

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A mirror image at Celtic Park as Celtic and Anderlecht form huddles pre-match. Picture: PA

What the Belgian newspapers are saying about Celtic 0-1 Anderlecht

As Celtic’s Champions League group stage came to an end, we take a look at what the Belgian newspapers are saying about the match

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Left-back Kieran Tierney was one of the better performers across the campaign. Picture: SNS

How the Celtic players rated across their entire Champions League campaign

Using our ratings for every Celtic match since the play-off against Astana and right through to Tuesday’s defeat to Anderlecht, we’ve compiled a table to show which players had better Champions League campaigns.

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Brendan Rodgers: Some Celtic players ‘have a long way to go’

Brendan Rodgers admitted it was difficult to feel any pride in Celtic’s qualification for the last 32 of the Europa League after they finished their Champions League group stage campaign with another home defeat.

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Celtic boss: Champions League bid will be even harder next season

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers was happy to clinch a Europa League spot in defeat to Anderlecht on Tuesday night but spoke of continuing Champions League difficulties.

It was a tough night for Stuart Armstrong and several of his Celtic team-mates. Picture: PA

Five things we learned from Celtic 0 - 1 Anderlecht

Craig Fowler gives his take as Celtic loss but manage to qualify for the Europa League knockout stages.

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Who could Celtic face in Europe? Picture: SNS Group

Celtic 0 - 1 Anderlecht: How the Celtic players rated

Ratings out of ten for every Celtic player in the 1-0 defeat to Anderlecht.

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Celtic's Jozo Simunovic (right) deflects the ball into his own net to give Anderlecht the lead. Picture: SNS

Celtic 0 - 1 Anderlecht: Celtic survive scare to reach Europa League

Celtic stumbled unconvincingly into the knockout phase of the Europa League with an error-strewn and leaden display which did nothing to back up assertions the Scottish champions are capable of enjoying an extended run in the tournament in the second half of the season.

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Playing at Celtic Park like facing 14 men, ex-Rangers ace warns Anderlecht

Thomas Buffel has told the Belgian media that Anderlecht will feel as though they are ‘facing fourteen men’ when they take on Celtic tonight.

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Scott Brown will be asked to keep tabs on Anderlecht's midfield kingpin Sofiane Hanni. Picture: SNS Group

Celtic v Anderlecht: Key battles

We take a look at three key battle areas ahead of Celtic’s match with Anderlecht

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Four talking points ahead of Celtic v Anderlecht

Celtic conclude their doomed Champions League campaign when they take on Anderlecht at Parkhead on Tuesday night.

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Brendan Rodgers looks on during a Celtic training session at Lennoxtown on the eve of their final Group B match. Picture: Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers keen to give Celtic fans ‘Champions League send-off’

Boss Brendan Rodgers is looking to give Celtic fans a Champions League send-off by qualifying for the Europa League against Anderlecht on Tuesday night.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers to approach McInnes this week | Edouard ‘wants permanent move to Celtic’ | English clubs try to lure Rodgers

Ahead of the big game at Pittodrie on Sunday there’s more speculation over the Ibrox top job, Levein hits back and hat-trick hero Edouard hints at a long-term deal.

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Scott Sinclair helped Celtic beat Anderlecht 3-0 in Brussels. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers: Measure Celtic against Anderlecht, not PSG

Planting a flag emblazoned with the word “progress” on the European football landscape is what Brendan Rodgers firmly believes his Celtic team can do on Tuesday.

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