Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Legia appeal rejected

Legia appeal rejected

<div style='background-color: #0B610B;'><a href='' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Legia Warsaw have lost out in their appeal to be reinstated into the Champions League.

"Celtic FC remains qualified to participate in the Uefa Champions League" - CAS Statement
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected Legia Warsaw's latest bid to be provisionally reintroduced back into
the competition.

"The president of the Cas appeals arbitration division considered the parties' written submissions and has denied Legia Warszawa's request," confirmed a CAS statement. "Accordingly, Celtic FC remains qualified to participate in the Uefa Champions League 2014-2015 and will play its next match against NK Maribor on 20 August 2014."

The Poles were penalised for fielding a suspended player during their recent 6-1 aggregate victory over Celtic. Bartosz Bereszynski was introduced for the last few minutes of the second-leg at Murrayfield

However, Legia believed Bereszynski had already served his three-match ban, only to then learn he wasn't even registered for their two earlier meetings with St Patrick's.

CAS therefore denied Legia's appeal for "provisional measures" to be taken and refused to overturn UEFA's original ruling, but will continue to arbitrate on the case.


Join The Vital Debate

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Monday August 18 2014
Time: 5:25PM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Dundee United - Dundee United 2 Dumbarton 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Celtic Articles

Rodgers wants final victory

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has told his side to now go out and win the Scottish League Cup following their late 1-0 victory against Old Firm rivals Rangers.

Rangers 0 Celtic 1

Celtic will meet Aberdeen in the Scottish League Cup final following their late victory over rivals Rangers.

Leading scorer Moussa Dembele provided the defining moment of the contest with only around three minutes remaining.

Midfielder Tom Rogic had seen an early attempt deflected behind while Rangers' Barrie McKay was booked for simulation after Jozo Simunovic's challenge inside the area.

Scott Sinclair was then released by Dembele but denied by the legs of goalkeeper Matt

Stats: Rangers v Celtic

All the stats from Rangers (0) vs (1) Celtic, Hampden Park, Sun 23rd Oct 2.15pm Att: 50,697

Team Line-Ups: Rangers v Celtic

Team line-ups for Rangers v Celtic in the Scottish League Cup semi-final at Hampden Park (kick-off 2.15pm).

Archived Vital Celtic Articles

Vital Celtic articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Brendan Rodgers the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Celtic
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 8 7 1 0 22 18
2 Aberdeen 9 5 3 1 18 9
3 Hearts 9 5 2 2 17 9
4 St. Johnstone 10 5 2 3 17 3
5 Rangers 9 4 3 2 15 0
6 Inverness 10 2 4 4 10 -5
7 Ross County 10 2 4 4 10 -6
8 Kilmarnock 10 2 4 4 10 -10
9 Motherwell 9 2 3 4 9 -3
10 Hamilton 9 1 5 3 8 -4
11 Partick 9 1 4 4 7 -4
12 Dundee 10 1 3 6 6 -7
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Celtic Results (view all)

Celtic Fixtures (view all)

Oct 29 2016 12:00PM : Aberdeen (a)
Scottish Premiership
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Inverness Caledonian Thistle (H)
Scottish Premiership
Nov 18 2016 7:45PM : Kilmarnock (a)
Scottish Premiership
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : St Johnstone (H)
Scottish Premiership
Dec 3 2016 12:15PM : Motherwell (a)
Scottish Premiership
Dec 9 2016 7:45PM : Partick Thistle (a)
Scottish Premiership

Vital Members League Table

Write for Vital Football