Excellent undercover work as Celtic fans infiltrate friendly in Portugal

Celtic faced up against Portimonense in the first pre-season game of the summer. The Scottish Champions have been put through a vigorous pre-season thus far with the manager keen to get his team up to speed ahead of the new campaign as he looks to continue the success enjoyed by Ange Postecoglou last season.

The game finished 0-0 with Celtic getting minutes in their legs after a morning session at their Portugal training base. However, there is a suggestion that Yuki Kobayashi scored with a header from a James Forrest cross. The teams met at the state-of-the-art ‘The Campus’ in Quinta do Lago and it was Brendan Rodgers’ first in his second spell as manager.

One eager supporter, who was in Portugal, updated fans about the


We will likely hear more about the team that were sent out by Rodgers in coming days as first team Internationalists are reintegrated to the squad.

Celtic faced Lincoln Red Imps seven years ago today in the first competitive game of Rodgers’ regime. The camp in Portugal is in preparation for the Japanese Tour later this month, which will conclude with a pre-season friendly against Wolves in Dublin.

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Born just as Celtic were stopping the Ten, Lubo98 follows Celtic home and away and helps run his local Celtic Supporters Club. He goes to all the games and is a Law Graduate. Has a particular fondness for Tom Rogic among the current Celts and both Lubo and Henrik form his earliest Celtic memories.

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