ECWC Shame Game Rapid Vienna

The 2009/2010 Europa League fixture list rekindled haunting memories of one of the most controversial incidents in Celtic history.

The draw paired Celtic with Rapid Vienna in a Group Stage match at Celtic Park on Thursday 1st October 2009. It would be a potential powderkeg, threatening to re-open old wounds that were inflicted during and in the aftermath of the clubs’ Parkhead clash, almost to the day, in the 1984 European Cup Winners’ Cup. Still vivid in the memories of the Celtic players and fans from that infamous night, the episode rankles to this day….


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