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Wednesday, 16 August 2017
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Celtic FC · Aug 15, 2017

Celtic Football Club statement

The Club can confirm that the remaining season ticket holders suspended from the Green Brigade Section at Celtic Park have been readmitted to the section, with effect from the Champions League match against FC Astana on Wednesday 16 August...

Celtic FC · Aug 15, 2017
Football Whispers · Aug 17, 2017

Can Celtic’s Bitton Make Centre-Back His Position?

Celtic made light work of their Champions League qualifying play-off first leg clash with Astana...

Football Whispers · Aug 17, 2017
Talking Baws · Aug 16, 2017

Celtic’s Green Brigade Channel Conor McGregor With Banner Display

Celtic’s Green Brigade channeled Conor McGregor with their banner display before tonight’s game against Astana...

Talking Baws · Aug 16, 2017
The Clumpany · Aug 17, 2017

Appalling News For Scottish Football

Good Evening. Celtic’s performance against Astana in the first leg of their Champions League Playoff Round was a bit special, wasn’t it?

The Clumpany · Aug 17, 2017
Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017

Conor McGregor Sends Special Message to Celtic

Conor McGregor took time out his hectic training schedule to post a very special message to Celtic fans and the club after the team won 5-0 against Astana on Wednesday night...

Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017
Herald Scotland · Aug 16, 2017

Astana coach Stanimir Stoilov admits his side’s Champions League hopes are over after five goal mauling by Celtic

Stanimir Stoilov, the Astana manager, last night conceded the Kazakhstani champions have no chance of coming back from the five goal defeat they suffered to Celtic in the first leg of the Champions League play-off...

Herald Scotland · Aug 16, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 18, 2017

Celtic fans hi-jack petition to get the hoops banned from Champions League

Starting the petition Billy Weir writes: “Celtic’s victory over Astana has created the awful prospect of them getting into the Champions league which will mean another £30M in revenue...

VideoCelts · Aug 18, 2017
The Scotsman · Aug 17, 2017

Why the referee didn’t stop play before Celtic’s third against Astana

The latest edition of Ref Review looks at Celtic’s third goal against Astana, where play was allowed to continue despite a clash of heads...

The Scotsman · Aug 17, 2017
Celtic FC · Aug 16, 2017

Griffiths starts for Celts against Astana

LEIGH Griffiths has won his fitness battle and will lead the line for Celtic in tonight’s crunch UEFA Champions League play-off showdown against FC Astana in Paradise...

Celtic FC · Aug 16, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 21, 2017

UEFA’s unusual referee appointment for Astana v Celtic

It does seem unusual that UEFA have appointed the same referee for a Play Off tie involving Celtic playing the champions of Kazakhstan even though Kralovec is vastly experienced having been in charge of three Champions League group stage matches in each of the last two seasons...

VideoCelts · Aug 21, 2017
The Guardian · Aug 17, 2017

Another European adventure would be great for Celtic – but not Scottish football | Ewan Murray

Celtic have a foot in the Champions League group stage after beating Astana 5-0 in the first leg of the play-off but this success will not benefit other clubsIt wasn’t enough to appreciate Celtic’s 5-0 trouncing of Astana in isolation...

The Guardian · Aug 17, 2017
Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017

N’tcham – I’m Proud of the Team

Olivier N’tcham truly arrived last night as he helped Celtic to a huge victory over FC Astana...

Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2017

Steven Gerrard thrilled by his Celtic visit

Before the match he was pictured with Leigh Griffiths while afterwards he seemed as happy as John Hartson with the hoops 5-0 win over Astana...

VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2017
Don't Let it Be Forgot · Aug 19, 2017

Light a candle

As I strolled happily along the Gallowgate after Celtic’s convincing win against Astana this week, I found myself behind a Dad & two boys of about 9 or 10...

Don't Let it Be Forgot · Aug 19, 2017
Celtic By Numbers · Aug 16, 2017

Into The Known

When Celtic played FC Astana in the Champions League Third Qualifying Round, 1st leg in season 2016/17, it was Rodgers’ third game in charge...

Celtic By Numbers · Aug 16, 2017
Celtic Fanzone · Aug 21, 2017

Astana: Hostile Without Buckie Bottles…

Celtic will play the second leg of the Champions League play-offs in Kazakhstan tomorrow in what can be described as a ‘hostile’ stadium...

Celtic Fanzone · Aug 21, 2017
Celtic FC · Aug 16, 2017

Five-star Celts run riot against Astana

UEFA Champions League play-off first-leg Celtic Park, Glasgow Wednesday, August 16, 2017...

Celtic FC · Aug 16, 2017
Celtic FC · Aug 17, 2017

Manager salutes outstanding Celts after Astana rout

BRENDAN Rodgers summed up Celtic’s 5-0 demolition of Astana in the UEFA Champions League play-off first-leg as an outstanding team performance, and said the game served to illustrate how far his team have improved in the last season...

Celtic FC · Aug 17, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 21, 2017

Rodgers: Astana won’t recognise Celtic

This time around a 5-0 first leg win has turned the return match into a virtual formality with Rodgers delighted by the way that his side has evolved over the last year...

VideoCelts · Aug 21, 2017
BBC · Aug 17, 2017

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, McClaren, Hearts, Hibs, Man City, Liverpool, Ajax, Aberdeen, Dundee Utd, Astana

Steve McClaren said to be back in the running for Hearts’ job; Hibs linked with Manchester City winger; Celtic “interest” in defender...

BBC · Aug 17, 2017
Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017

The Notorious CFC

WHAT. A. NIGHT. From the stands to the touchline to the men on the pitch, EVERYONE played their part last night in the methodical taking apart on FC Astana who crumbled under the wall of noise around Celtic Park...

Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017
Phil Mac Giolla Bhain · Aug 17, 2017

Celtic enjoy progress in Europe

Last night as Celtic efficiently dismantled Astana I suspect that some Quintessentially British upper lips in the press area became decidedly unstiffened...

Phil Mac Giolla Bhain · Aug 17, 2017
The Scotsman · Aug 18, 2017

How much would Celtic earn by making Champions League groups stages?

Unless they suffer one of the worst defeats in the history of the club when they travel to Astana next week, it’s safe to say that Celtic will be in the Champions League group stages for the second season running...

The Scotsman · Aug 18, 2017
Celtic Quick News · Aug 17, 2017

Astana Boss Congratulates Celtic

SHATTERED Astana coach Stanimir Stoilov was quick to hail Brendan Rodgers’ team after the Hoops’ 5-0 romp at Patkhead last night...

Celtic Quick News · Aug 17, 2017
ESDF Analysis · Aug 16, 2017

Celtic vs FC Astana

Celtic face Astana in a crunch Champions League play-off on Wednesday in a repeat of last season’s tie, one which Celtic scraped through courtesy of a last gasp penalty...

ESDF Analysis · Aug 16, 2017
The Scotsman · Aug 17, 2017

Conor McGregor hails Celtic fans’ tifo display on Twitter

Conor McGregor has taken to social media to praise the Celtic fans for a stunning tifo display during Wednesday night’s 5-0 win over Astana...

The Scotsman · Aug 17, 2017
Read Celtic · Aug 16, 2017

Player ratings: Celtic 5-0 Astana (H)

Scott Sinclair scored a brace as Celtic took a massive step to securing Champions League group stage football following a 5-0 hammering of Astana...

Read Celtic · Aug 16, 2017
FootballFanCast · Aug 18, 2017

Forget Griffiths and Sinclair. 48% of fans thought this man was Celtic’s best player vs Astana

According to our poll, Celtic fans believe Olivier Ntcham was their side’s Man of the Match vs Astana earlier this week...

FootballFanCast · Aug 18, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2017

Conor McGregor salutes Green Brigade’s UFC themed banner

Conor McGregor has retweeted his approval of the Green Brigade’s UFC themed display before the Celtic v Astana Champions League Play Off...

VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2017
The Scotsman · Aug 18, 2017

Rumour Mill: Celtic’s case for Patrick Roberts bolstered | Rangers launch safe standing study | Celtic in Pot 3?

Celtic’s bid to re-sign Patrick Roberts on loan has been strengthened by their 5-0 victory over Astana, Rangers are open to introducing a safe standing section to Ibrox, and Celtic could be in Pot 3 for the Champions League draw should results go their way in the second leg of the play-off round...

The Scotsman · Aug 18, 2017
The Scotsman · Aug 16, 2017

Celtic 5 – 0 Astana: How the Celtic players rated

Ratings out of ten for each and every player in the victorious Celtic side on a memorable night for the club...

The Scotsman · Aug 16, 2017
Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017

5 Things We Learnt vs Astana

1. Sinclair is the difference maker. After a blistering start to life at Celtic Park, Sinclair has come in for some unexpected criticism...

Celts Are Here · Aug 17, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 16, 2017

Sutton reacts to Celtic’s Champions League rout of Astana

Sutton had a ringside seat at tonight’s match and was delighted by the way Rodgers’ side dismantled the champions of Kazakhstan...

VideoCelts · Aug 16, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2017

Conor McGregor’s incredible tweet in praise of the Green Brigade

Less than a fortnight before his fight with Floyd Mayweather the UFC legend couldn’t fail to notice how Celtic’s 5-0 win over Astana had swamped social media...

VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 18, 2017

Sutton bites back in the ‘great’ EPL debate

Despite their five goal lead Griffiths is likely to be rested from the Celtic side to face Kilmarnock on Saturday to keep him fresh for Tuesday’s return match with Astana...

VideoCelts · Aug 18, 2017
Armchair Ultras · Aug 16, 2017

Armchair Ultras – Episode 3 – Pod Bombing.

Yahmpy takes the wheel as we sneak in a cheeky wee episode before the big Astana match...

Armchair Ultras · Aug 16, 2017
Celtic FC · Aug 21, 2017

Watch the Celts in Astana live from the Kerrydale Bar

THE Bhoys have just one more match against FC Astana standing between them and the much-anticipated group stages of the Champions League...

Celtic FC · Aug 21, 2017
ESPN · Aug 16, 2017

Celtic 5-0 Astana: Bhoys have one foot in group stage

Celtic outgunned Astana on every level, as Scott Sinclair's brace led them to victory and all but guarantees UCL group stage football...

ESPN · Aug 16, 2017
ETims · Aug 21, 2017

Celtic Diary Monday August 21: SMSM In Creative Overdrive

Celtic flew out to Astana yesterday for the return champions League play off match...

ETims · Aug 21, 2017
Celts from the South · Aug 17, 2017

Celtic Ecstasy

The ecstasy from last night’s 5-0 defeat of Astana courses through my veins still...

Celts from the South · Aug 17, 2017
ESPN · Aug 16, 2017

Napoli beat Nice in UCL playoff first leg; Celtic thrash Astana, Sevilla win

Goals from Dries Mertens and Jorginho were enough to earn Napoli a 2-0 win against Nice in their Champions...

ESPN · Aug 16, 2017
The Scotsman · Aug 17, 2017

Five things we learned from Celtic 5 – 0 Astana

Craig Fowler gives his take as Celtic all but cement their place in the Champions League group stages once more...

The Scotsman · Aug 17, 2017
Celtic Underground · Aug 17, 2017

CU Xtra – Brendan and Astana Manager

CU Xtra – Brendan & Astana Manager If you thought only Colonel Gaddafi held press conferences in a tent then you’ve not been to...

Celtic Underground · Aug 17, 2017
VideoCelts · Aug 18, 2017

Legia Warsaw fans send another incredible message to UEFA

The Polish club were fined €35,000 for an anti-Nazi banner unfurled against Astana and responded with another attack on UEFA at Thursday’s Europa League Play Off against Sheriff...

VideoCelts · Aug 18, 2017
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