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Can You Name The Celtic Starting XI From The 2003 UEFA Cup Final?

In 2003, Celtic came within touching distance of winning their second major European trophy when they faced Jose Mourinho’s Porto in the UEFA Cup final. The Scottish side had conquered the likes of Celta Vigo, Stuttgart, Boavista and even Liverpool on their way to the final in Seville where they faced an impressive Porto side on the rise. Martin O’Neill’s …

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Ten Of The Greatest Results By League Of Ireland Clubs In Europe

UEFA Europa League Group Stage, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 29/9/2016 Dundalk vs Maccabi Tel Aviv Dundalk's Ciaran Kilduff celebrates scoring a goal with Robbie Benson

Three League of Ireland sides begin their European campaigns this week, in Estonia, Iceland and Denmark respectively. How Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City fare on the road this week will have a massive bearing on their chances of progression when their opponents all come to Ireland for the return legs of their respective Europa League first qualifying round …

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Liverpool UEFA Cup-Winning Manager Backs Klopp To Win Trophies

Liverpool’s 2001 UEFA Cup-winning manager Gerard Houllier has thrown his support behind Jurgen Klopp.  The former Anfield boss won the UEFA Cup, League Cup and FA Cup all in the same season while at Liverpool, and now Houllier is hopeful Klopp can bring a similar amount of silverware to the club. In an interview with BeIN Sports (via the Liverpool Echo) …

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Celtic vs Inter: A Look At The Bhoys’ European Demise

Ronny Deila faces the biggest task of his managerial career as his Celtic team face Italian giants Inter Milan on Thursday evening. The colossal tie is a rematch of the 1967 European Cup final, where Jock Stein’s ambitious side defeated the imperious Inter 2-1 in Lisbon, who were under the guidance of tactical innovator and creator of catenaccio, Helenio Herrera. …

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Fan Memories: Celtic Overcome Liverpool In UEFA Cup

In the first of a new series entitled ‘Fan Memories’, Brendan Ogle remembers Celtic’s famous victory over Liverpool in 2003. ANFIELD – 20 MARCH 2003 UEFA Cup Quarter Final 2nd Leg Liverpool v Celtic Nobody gave Celtic a chance but the more I thought about it the more I couldn’t see them NOT winning. Maybe it was the rocky ferry or the dodgy …

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