Champions League – Celtic reinstated to Champions League


Personally i think this is a huge embarrassment to the club …had it been a close game id see the point but we were hammered twice …im glad were getting a second chance but i hang my head very low today being a fan not the way a club like celtic should get through a qualifier but we will take it i suppose hh

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Celtic have been reinstated to the Champions League after Legia Warsaw fielded an ineligible player, Uefa has confirmed.

The Scottish Premiership side were eliminated from the competition at the qualifying stages by the Polish outfit over two legs.

But Ronny Deila has been handed a lifeline after a clerical error, and Celtic will enter the pot for the play-off round.

The Polish side brought on suspended player Bartosza Bereszynski with four minutes left to go in their 2-0 second-leg win over the Scottish champions.

Uefa’s rules state that a side found guilty of fielding an ineligible player will forfeit the match 3-0 which means that the 6-1 aggregate win for Legia Warsaw is changed to a 4-4 draw, with Celtic winning on away goals.

While Legia can appeal Uefa’s decision, it will be Celtic who are included in Friday’s Champions League draw as a seeded team.

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