Brendan Rodgers says Celtic are in ‘champion shape’
Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic are “100 per cent” better prepared than they were last year to reach the group
stage of the Champions League. (Scotsman)
Rosenborg to face Celtic in next round of Champions League
The Norwegian champions defeated Irish side Dundalk to reach the next stage of the competition.
They were made to work for their victory as an extra-time goal from Matthías Vilhjálmsson eventually
settled a tense and closely fought tie. (Scotsman)
Fans rage on Twitter after Celtic TV crashes before Linfield match
A high demand on the Celtic TV servers left hundreds of fans unable to watch the beginning of their side’s Champions
League qualifier with Linfield.(Scotsman)
Warburton targets Rangers keeper
Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton, who has already signed winger Barrie McKay from his former club, Rangers, this summer, is weighing up a move for the Ibrox outfit’s goalkeeper, Wes Foderingham, but counterpart Pedro Caixinha is unlikely to allow his first choice to leave without a large fee.(Sun)
Celtic and Linfield could face UEFA sanction
Linfield and Celtic, who are each facing two Uefa charges on Thursday from the first-leg in Belfast, could be in further trouble after there were songs sang from either set of supporters that could be construed as sectarian and two banners were held aloft by the home fans that had clear links to the troubles
in Northern Ireland during their Champions League tie in Glasgow. (The Herald)
Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes confident ahead of Euro tie
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has dismissed Siroki Brijeg’s attempts to turn up the heat on his side in baking Bosnia by insisting they will face “hell” tonight
in the Europa League. The Dons must score in Herzegovina after a disappointing 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Europa
League second qualifying round tie.(Scotsman)
- Aberdeen fans have been injured by bat-wielding hooligans after being targeted at a Bosnian bar.
Around 50 Dons fans, who are in the country for tonight’s Europa League clash with NK Siroki Brijeg, were ambushed by the masked
yobs at the Black Dog Bar in Mostar’s Old Town district.
Andrew Robertson to undergo medical ahead of Liverpool move
Andrew Robertson will undergo a medical at Anfield on Thursday ahead of a £10million move from Hull City to Liverpool. (Scotsman)
Anna Signeul says Scotland can bounce back from 6-0 defeat
Anna Signeul remained upbeat after watching her side slump to a demoralising 6-0 defeat in their opening match at
the Uefa Women’s European Championship last night. (Scotsman)
Hibs sign Lithuania striker Deivydas Matulevicius
Hibs have signed Lithuanian international striker Deivydas Matulevicius on a two-year deal from Belgian side Royal Mouscron. (Scotsman)
Stuart Armstrong ‘not dropped’ - Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers insists Stuart Armstrong was not dropped for Celtic’s Champions League qualifying victory over Linfield
because of his contract situation.
The midfielder has yet to agree a new deal despite the Hoops boss wanting to tie him down on a long term contract. (Record)