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How far can Celtic go now in Europe?

Champions League Final
29 (32.2%)
Champions League Semi Final
1 (1.1%)
Champions League Quarter Finals
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Last 16
6 (6.7%)
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19 (21.1%)
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T Fearon

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11700 on: June 25, 2017, 02:06:16 PM »
Celtic have knuckledraggers too,and I'm not saying all Linfield fans are like this,and the club itself sent officials to the opening of the Belfast Celtic Club museum in 2010 and made a cash donation.

But have Linfield (unlike Celtic) bent over backwards to combat sectarianism? I don't think so

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11701 on: June 25, 2017, 02:36:42 PM »
Sensible decision by Celtic, why any Celtic fan would want to go near this sectarian hate fest I don't know. Would like to see San Marino team making the argument redundant anyway.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11702 on: June 25, 2017, 03:52:47 PM »
They don't want their fans "hurt", would you wise up its not a bunch of primary school kids we're talking about!

Their fans once ran on to the field and broke the leg of a Celtic player you idiot,!

These are hate driven arseholes Celtic are dealing with, two days after the 12th of July, are you kidding me?

Celtic will not take up their ticket allocation for next month’s possible Champions League qualifier at Linfield.

Uefa confirmed the first-leg tie in Belfast will take place on Friday 14 July should the Northern Irish champions make it past the San Marino club La Fiorita.


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The original dates would have taken Celtic to Belfast at the height of the marching season on 11 or 12 July. That sparked fears of trouble among the club’s supporters and Linfield’s loyalist fans.

After talks with the Police Service of Northern Ireland, it has been decided to move the match to 14 July, with a 5pm kick-off. But Celtic have decided the potential for disorder is still too big a risk and will not invite their travelling support to attend.

Celtic said: “Following security concerns raised by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Celtic has taken part in discussions with Linfield and the PSNI over recent days. While there can be an option to reverse the fixtures if both clubs agree, during discussions Linfield made it clear that they did not wish to reverse the tie and they wanted to play their home leg first.

“In addition, as is often the case in football, Celtic’s football management team wished to play our away leg first so that we could benefit from the advantage of playing the second leg at home in front of our supporters at Celtic Park for this crucial European tie.

“Following the discussions, it was agreed among the clubs and PSNI and has now been confirmed with Uefa that, should Linfield progress to the second qualifying round, Celtic’s Uefa Champions League match against Linfield will take place at Windsor Park on Friday, 14 July, with a 5pm kick-off.

“No tickets will be available for Celtic supporters. The safety and security of all Celtic supporters travelling and attending matches is of paramount importance to the club.

“Should La Fiorita of San Marino qualify for the next round, the first leg match would take place on 11 or 12 July.

“Regardless of opposition, Celtic’s home leg of this qualifying round will take place at Celtic Park on Wednesday, 19 July.”
It was 69 years ago ffs.

I stand corrected, their modern day support are tolerant, non catholic hating  men and women of reason!

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By the same rationale then, would you recommend Celtic take the  same action if they drew Liverpool in the Champions  League?  After all, 39 fans died after the actions of Liverpoll fans 32 years ago at Heysel.

No I would not recommend that at all, Liverpool do not have a century of hatred in their club, Linfield do, see the difference?????

I do not know were you are from, nor do I care, but I grew up in the north and I have seen first hand the hate Linfield are capable of, I have never seen sevco but they are said to be very bad as well, I would never go to see either team play, why sit through  a hatefest when you can watch the game from the comfort of your own home in full knowledge that you will not be atacked, have stones thrown at you or have other such nastiness happen to you, I would not give Linfield one penny of my money and I would never trust their support no matter who is playing for them nowadays.
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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11703 on: June 25, 2017, 06:09:02 PM »
Celtic have knuckledraggers too,and I'm not saying all Linfield fans are like this,and the club itself sent officials to the opening of the Belfast Celtic Club museum in 2010 and made a cash donation.

But have Linfield (unlike Celtic) bent over backwards to combat sectarianism? I don't think so

All clubs have their elements but Linfield will sell out against Celtic thanks to the day trippers who will be there to spew their bile rather than genuine Linfield supporters.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11704 on: June 25, 2017, 09:05:36 PM »
They don't want their fans "hurt", would you wise up its not a bunch of primary school kids we're talking about!

Their fans once ran on to the field and broke the leg of a Celtic player you idiot,!

These are hate driven arseholes Celtic are dealing with, two days after the 12th of July, are you kidding me?

Celtic will not take up their ticket allocation for next month’s possible Champions League qualifier at Linfield.

Uefa confirmed the first-leg tie in Belfast will take place on Friday 14 July should the Northern Irish champions make it past the San Marino club La Fiorita.


Celtic and Linfield face prospect of Champions League clash on marching day
 Read more
The original dates would have taken Celtic to Belfast at the height of the marching season on 11 or 12 July. That sparked fears of trouble among the club’s supporters and Linfield’s loyalist fans.

After talks with the Police Service of Northern Ireland, it has been decided to move the match to 14 July, with a 5pm kick-off. But Celtic have decided the potential for disorder is still too big a risk and will not invite their travelling support to attend.

Celtic said: “Following security concerns raised by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Celtic has taken part in discussions with Linfield and the PSNI over recent days. While there can be an option to reverse the fixtures if both clubs agree, during discussions Linfield made it clear that they did not wish to reverse the tie and they wanted to play their home leg first.

“In addition, as is often the case in football, Celtic’s football management team wished to play our away leg first so that we could benefit from the advantage of playing the second leg at home in front of our supporters at Celtic Park for this crucial European tie.

“Following the discussions, it was agreed among the clubs and PSNI and has now been confirmed with Uefa that, should Linfield progress to the second qualifying round, Celtic’s Uefa Champions League match against Linfield will take place at Windsor Park on Friday, 14 July, with a 5pm kick-off.

“No tickets will be available for Celtic supporters. The safety and security of all Celtic supporters travelling and attending matches is of paramount importance to the club.

“Should La Fiorita of San Marino qualify for the next round, the first leg match would take place on 11 or 12 July.

“Regardless of opposition, Celtic’s home leg of this qualifying round will take place at Celtic Park on Wednesday, 19 July.”
It was 69 years ago ffs.

I stand corrected, their modern day support are tolerant, non catholic hating  men and women of reason!

Tube!
By the same rationale then, would you recommend Celtic take the  same action if they drew Liverpool in the Champions  League?  After all, 39 fans died after the actions of Liverpoll fans 32 years ago at Heysel.

No I would not recommend that at all, Liverpool do not have a century of hatred in their club, Linfield do, see the difference?????

I do not know were you are from, nor do I care, but I grew up in the north and I have seen first hand the hate Linfield are capable of, I have never seen sevco but they are said to be very bad as well, I would never go to see either team play, why sit through  a hatefest when you can watch the game from the comfort of your own home in full knowledge that you will not be atacked, have stones thrown at you or have other such nastiness happen to you, I would not give Linfield one penny of my money and I would never trust their support no matter who is playing for them nowadays.
No, you're right, no big deal, Liverpool's fans' actions only resulted in the death of 32 football fans.
So, you wouldn't go to an Old Firm  game then?  In my opinion, Linfield vs Celtic would be similar to Rangers (Or Sevco as you insist on calling them) vs Celtic match.  Indeed, arguably an Old Firm match would have a more charged atmosphere given the huge rivalry between the 2 clubs.
I am not a Linfield fan by the way.  I just think it's a shame that the media jumped all over this when the  potential tie came out of the hat.


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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11705 on: June 25, 2017, 09:11:57 PM »
It was inevitable this would happen.Healy didnt help matters by speculating even before draw was made that Linfield could rely on a lot of away support in Glasgow should the tie come to pass.

Sadly this tie will be remembered for all the wrong reasons.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11706 on: June 25, 2017, 09:15:42 PM »
It was inevitable this would happen.Healy didnt help matters by speculating even before draw was made that Linfield could rely on a lot of away support in Glasgow should the tie come to pass.

Sadly this tie will be remembered for all the wrong reasons.
Big f**king deal.  Even if some Rangers fans did go to the fixture in Glasgow, how is this different from them attending an Old Firm game? 

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11707 on: June 25, 2017, 10:27:49 PM »
Try coming into the real world for a while. The worst elements will attend both matches on a free ticket to act the gype. Yes given we had pitch invaded and golf balls thrown at our players the last time we were at Ibrox it will take a bit of beating. But is akin to someone going to a fancy dress party and playing up to a whole new level. If folk were going to watch their team play Celtic the focus would be on seeing their team stick it to Celtic with the rest as decoration. Going to watch Celtic play another team where there will be no hope of a victory will be an exercise in provocation, destruction and hate only. There is the difference.

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Re: The Offical Glasgow Celtic thread
« Reply #11708 on: June 25, 2017, 10:53:20 PM »
The big deal here is the biggest club in Scotland not feeling able to let its fans attend a game in another City in the "U.K",at a venue which hosts international football.This is all the more ironic given that this same Scottish club appeared in the same City,at a smaller ground,four years ago with no trouble whatsoever.

Healy was insinuating that Rangers and Linfield were "first cousins" and the comment was unnecessary and inflammatory,not to mention laughable as at the height of the troubles Rangers refused to let any of their players play for a Scottish League select against an Irish League select at Windsor Park,due to safety fears,incurring the wrath of the Linfield board at the time,who issued a statement at the time appealing to their fans never to go and watch Rangers in Scotland again!😂😂
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