Heads we win – Hoops go through against Benfica but fight for rule change
Celtic FC · Nov 26

Heads we win – Hoops go through against Benfica but fight for rule change

It was 52 years ago today, on November 26, 1969 that the Hoops went through to the next round of the European Cup on the toss of a coin when a 3-3 stalemate with Benfica couldn’t be resolved on the field of play. Here we take a look at the story. Celtic has a proud record of ‘firsts’ – the first non-Latin team to win the European cup, the first Scottish team to win six titles in a row, then the first team to win nine titles in a row...

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