Celtic face Uefa charge over 'illicit banner' v Hapoel Beer Sheva

Fans display Palestine flags at Celtic's Champions League play-off first leg against Hapoel Beer Sheva
Dozens of Palestine flags were on display at Wednesday's Champions League play-off first leg

Celtic have been charged by Uefa over an "illicit banner" displayed during their Champions League qualifier against Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva.

The European governing body's rules prohibit the use of "any message that is not fit for a sports event, particularly messages that are of a political, ideological, religious, offensive or provocative nature".

Celtic have been punished eight times in five seasons for fan misconduct.

The case will be heard on 22 September.

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