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The Scottish champions began their European campaign only this week in the second qualifying round with a first leg clash at Cliftonville.

They started the 1992 season with a young team, but later some experienced players were added to the squad and Ditton managed to regain a place in the higher league. In 2006 Ditton were taken over by new investors. Ukrainian manager Sergei Yuran was invited to join the team staff, but he was soon replaced by Sergei Kiriakov. That season the club achieved their highest position to that point, finishing 5th in the championship.[citation needed]

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APOEL (CYP) v Birkirkara (MLT) or NK Maribor (SVN)

FC Daugava is a Latvian football club, based at the Daugava Stadium, in the city of Daugavpils. They play in the Latvian Second League in 2015 and are one of two clubs representing the city. They are also one of two clubs with the name Daugava and should not be confused with FK Daugava Rīga.

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HJK Helsinki (FIN) or JK Nomme Kalju (EST) v Viktoria Plzen (CZE) or Zeljeznicar (BIH)

In 2008 they won the Latvian Cup and in 2012 won the Latvian Higher League championship for the first time in the club's history.[1] The current manager of the team is Ivan Tabanov.

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The Turkish league runner-up were excluded by UEFA, but reached agreement Thursday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport to play before its appeal is judged next month.

The Glasgow based side will now be heavy favourites to maintain their advantage in the second leg at Celtic Park and reach the next stage as the club hope to record successive group stage appearances.

Slovan Bratislava (SVK) or Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) v Shirak (ARM) or Partizan Belgrade (SRB)

In 2011 the club achieved its best result until then, finishing third in the championship.[8] In 2012 Daugava became the champions of the Latvian Higher League for the first time in the club's history.[9]

FC Daugava are currently using a logo based on the design of the legendary Latvian football club FK Daugava Rīga that was founded in 1944 and played in the Soviet Top League.[13]

FC Daugava are currently using a logo based on the design of the legendary Latvian football club FK Daugava Rīga that was founded in 1944 and played in the Soviet Top League.[13]

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FC Daugava is a Latvian football club, based at the Daugava Stadium, in the city of Daugavpils. They play in the Latvian Second League in 2015 and are one of two clubs representing the city. They are also one of two clubs with the name Daugava and should not be confused with FK Daugava Rīga.

The draw was split into two, with teams that had reached the tournament through winning their domestic league kept apart from those who reached the competition through a high league placing.

BATE (BLR) or Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ) v Neftçi PFK (AZE) or Skenderbeu (ALB)

Celtic (SCO) or Cliftonville (NIR) v Elfsborg (SWE) or Daugava Daugavpils (LVA)

Fola Esch (LUX) or Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) v Sheriff (MDA) or Sutjeska (MNE)

In some of the other 15 pairings drawn , Zenit St. Petersburg will play Nordsjaelland, 1988 winners PSV Eindhoven face Champions League debutants Zulte Waregem of Belgium, and Metalist Kharkiv will travel to play PAOK Thessaloniki of Greece.  

Официальные партнеры Российского футбольного союза / Official partners of the Football Union of Russia

Austria Wien (AUT) v Ekranas (LTU) or Hafnarfjordur (ISL)

BFC Daugavpils is a Latvian football club that is based in Daugavpils. They play in the Latvian Higher League. The club plays its home matches at the Celtnieks Stadium in Daugavpils with a capacity of 3,980 people.

Foundation year: 1921 UEFA affiliation: 1992 FIFA affiliation: 1922 www.lff.lv

Daugavpils

Sligo Rovers (IRL) or Molde (NOR) v The New Saints (WAL) or Legia Warsaw (POL)

The third qualifying round will see first leg ties take place on July 30/31 and return legs on August 6/7.

They started the 1992 season with a young team, but later some experienced players were added to the squad and Ditton managed to regain a place in the higher league. In 2006 Ditton were taken over by new investors. Ukrainian manager Sergei Yuran was invited to join the team staff, but he was soon replaced by Sergei Kiriakov. That season the club achieved their highest position to that point, finishing 5th in the championship.[citation needed]

LEAGUE ROUTENordsjaelland (DEN) v Zenit (RUS)Salzburg (AUT) v Fenerbahce (TUR)PAOK (GRE) v Metalist Kharkiv (UKR)PSV (NED) v Zulte Waregem (BEL)Lyon (FRA) v Grasshopper Zurich (SUI)CHAMPIONS ROUTEBasle (SUI) v Gyori (HUN) or Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR)

Welsh champions TNS were also in the hat for the draw and could face Irish outfit Sligo Rovers in the next round.

Elfsborg look the more likely opponents for Celtic, with the Swedish champions recording a 7-1 win against Latvian side Daugava in the first leg of their second qualifying round tie.

The third qualifying round is the penultimate stage before Europe's elite clash in the group phase, with the play-off round proving the final hurdle and where Premier League side Arsenal enter the competition.

Neil Lennon's side avoided any embarrassment in Northern Ireland though as goals from Mikael Lustig, Georgios Samaras and James Forrest helped the Bhoys to a 3-0 win.

For recent transfers see: List of Latvian football transfers winter 2013-14 and List of Latvian football transfers summer 2014

In 2008 they won the Latvian Cup and in 2012 won the Latvian Higher League championship for the first time in the club's history.[1] The current manager of the team is Ivan Tabanov.

Celtic have found out their potential next opponents in the Champions League after being drawn against Elfsborg or Daugava Daugavpils in the competition's third qualifying round.