Share “Celtic rejects impassioned plea by Legia”

Celtic rejects impassioned plea by Legia

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 11, 2014 at 5:51 am •  Published: August 11, 2014
Advertisement

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic has rejected a plea by Legia Warsaw to give up its place in the Champions League playoffs in favor of the Polish team.

Celtic were reinstated to Europe's elite competition on Friday after Legia was found to have fielded an ineligible player during its 6-1 aggregate win against Celtic in the third qualifying round.

Legia chairman Dariusz Mioduski published an open letter on his club's website Sunday, urging Celtic not to "destroy the beautiful legacy that you inherited from the past generations" and "settle this matter honorably."

Celtic has replied in a short statement, saying it is "disappointed" by the comments adding it "is entirely a matter for UEFA and its processes."

Bartosz Bereszynski entered as a substitute for Legia in the second leg despite not completing a suspension.


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Gay Tribal Members Not Guaranteed Their Own 'Big Fat Creek Wedding'
  2. 2
    4 arrested in Edmond after deputies find 120 grams of meth during traffic stop
  3. 3
    Report: Semaj Christon signs with Italy's Victoria Libertas Pesaro
  4. 4
    Olivia Munn is psyched to show off her killer 'X-Men' moves
  5. 5
    Report cites 'Latinization of U.S.,' warns of 'backlash' against whites
+ show more

FEATURED JOBS



× Trending sports Article