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Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers Says Team Would Be 'Major Threat' In England

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 30 / 16

English clubs' "wariness" over the potential of Scottish Premiership side Celtic "makes a move south unlikely," club Manager Brendan Rodgers said, according to the HERALD SCOTLAND. The English Football League recently ruled out the prospect of clubs outside its borders "joining an extended stru...

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