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UEFA Launches Celtic Probe

13 September 2017 News Sport


UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Celtic following the pitch invasion by a fan during the Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain.

The supporter raced onto the Parkhead pitch late in the first half of Celtic’s 5-0 defeat and darted towards PSG’s Kylian Mbappe.

He aimed a fresh-air kick at the former Monaco striker but failed to make contact before he was whisked away by stewards and subsequently arrested.

Celtic were fined just over £20,000 by UEFA for crowd offences in their home Champions League qualifier against Linfield in July.

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That was Celtic’s 11th punishment in six seasons relating to supporter misconduct during European ties, with over £160,000 in fines incurred over the same period, and Charlie Nicholas fears for his former club.


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