Well our fate has been sealed Manchester city , Barcelona and borussia monchengladbach,a tough group compared to a few others , our old foe Barcelona once again came out the hat , it seems our paths keep crossing…
I certainly wouldn’t fear this group Barcelona have been conquered before , and man city haven’t shone in the competition recent years,Borussia Monchengladbach hold the most misteek for me and a German opponent will always be a difficult task…
it’s a group Celtic could have success , most will believe it will be us and our German opponents fighting it out for 3 rd place but our home ties are certainly winnable if parkhead can be turned into a fortress again , no matter what happens it’s good to be back in the champions league after a 3 yr absence..
The money around the 25 to 30 million mark will set us up for this season ahead and keep us well ahead of our opponents domestically , Brendan Rodgers deserves a huge part of the fund for getting us their to invest in players , it would only be a fitting reward for the gaffer if the board came out and offered Him the money to spend rather than him going cap in hand to the board…..
It’s going to be s fine season ahead and now with champions league football it’s all hands on deck , are we ready yeah I think so , the stadium is rocking again and with players like Roberts and Sinclair running the wings feeding wee Leigh griffiths theirs goals a plenty to look forward too HH BHOYS the fun starts here ……
Celtic are drawn with Manchester City, Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach.
Full group stage draw
Group A: Paris St-Germain (France), Arsenal (England), Basel (Switzerland), Ludogorets (Bulgaria)
Group B: Benfica (Portugal), Napoli (Italy), Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine), Besiktas (Turkey).
Group C: Barcelona (Spain), Manchester City (England), Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany), Celtic (Scotland).
Group D: Bayern Munich (Germany), Atletico Madrid (Spain), PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands), Rostov (Russia).
Group E: CSKA Moscow (Russia), Bayer Leverkusen (Germany), Tottenham (England), Monaco (France)
Group F: Real Madrid (Spain), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Sporting Lisbon (Portugal), Legia Warsaw (Poland)
Group G: Leicester City (England), Porto (Portugal), Club Brugge (Belgium), FC Copenhagen (Denmark)
Group H: Juventus (Italy), Sevilla (Spain), Lyon (France), Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
13-14 September – First round of group matches
6-7 December – Final round of group matches
14-15/21-22 February – Round of 16, first leg
7-8/14-15 March – Round of 16, second leg
11-12 April – Quarter-finals, first leg
18-19 April – Quarter-finals, second leg
2-3 May – Semi-finals, first leg
9-10 May – Semi-finals, second leg
3 June – Final (Cardiff)