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European expectations

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Albian Ajeti, Jun 19, 2018.

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  1. BR Fenian Army

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    Rosenborg are * ffs
     
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  2. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Maybe so, but they’re up and running. We won’t be.
     
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  3. aliceinsound

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    no it isn't.

    the competitions were closer in quality during martin O'Neil's time I would say
     
  4. Marty McFly Johnny Mac’s Roadie Gold Member

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    Last 16 would make me happy. As would a 3rd place finish.

    Worried we won’t reach the group stages though. Not going to analyse permutations and opponents etc, the sheer amount of games gives me the fear.
     
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  5. Tim-Time 1888 Winner UEFA Champs League Last 16 prediction comp Gold Member

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    Initially we need to make the groups, we should, then we aim for 3rd spot.
     
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    With the squad at the moment happy with the group stages.
     
  7. Heb Celt

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    3rd spot in groups and last 4 in Europa would be a good run.
     
  8. leeso-ardoyne Lord of the Chickpeas

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    am i the only * that is thinking were going to go all the way and win it! Were going to do a Lisbon lions, leister and a Greece and surprise every *. You just never know.
     
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    They are not phenomenal but rub of the green and they can pull a result out like last year knocking out ajax we should always respect every opponent doesn't mean we should lie back.... but prepare for the task well
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  10. MagicBallBhoy Gold Member Gold Member

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    its gonna be a monumental task to qualify

    if we are getting the likes of rosenberg in the 2 qualifier who the * are we getting in the 3rd and final qualifier its got to be the likes of teams from portugal, russia for 3rd qualifier and then teams from the big 4 for the final qualifier

    extremely hard, gonna need to be at our absolute best to qualify
     
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  11. JC Anton Here we go... Gold Member

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    They were a yard fitter in the first game last season and could have easily turned us over at CP..

    It's a tricky draw.
     
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    No we can't because we are in the champions route, it is possible but unlikely Rosenberg will be the hardest team we get Actually astounds that folk still don't know how the qualifying system works :56:
     
  13. MagicBallBhoy Gold Member Gold Member

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    explain it in simple terms then smart * ?

    ;)
     
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    We were plagued with injuries and had a stadium ban in place for the green brigade. They are also worse than last season.
     
  15. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    What relevance does the Green Brigade being banned have to the performance of our team?

    We’ll be playing Rosenberg and we won’t be at 100%, it’ll be tough as will the following tie. In fact the one before that even has the potential for a scare proven in Gibraltar.
     
  16. JC Anton Here we go... Gold Member

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    Are they, good...that's true we didn't have a fit striker...still be tough tho, hate playing teams who are well into their seasons..

    I expect to get past them tho.
     
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    I'll be over the moon if we just qualify for the CL, anything after that is a bonus.

    There's a reason our money men set out our budget on the idea that we'll only qualify 2-3 out of 5, we can't and shouldn't count on it.
     
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    This year the 11 highest ranked countries in europe have their champions auto-qualify for group stages.

    All the other champions have to battle out for 4 further places via qualifiers.

    Due to us being one of the seeded teams we avoid some of the stronger teams in this section such as PSV

    15 non-champions qualify from high ranked leagues, with 2 more high ranked non champions qualifying from a different section than us.

    We were in this section when we got beat by arsenal and braga, due to finishing runners up to rangers.

    some of that might be slightly off but hopefully makes it clearer :celt_2:
     
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    Brendan Rodgers and this team needs a good run in Europe hopefully last 16 of CL or at least QF EL
     
  20. Mr Shelby I am the son and heir Gold Member

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    Groups and 3rd place.

    However qualifying is the first achievement as always. We need to freshen the squad so hopefully see some movement in the coming weeks and months.