CELTIC's season is six days old .
. . so now for the big one. The club's charter flight takes off for Helsinki tomorrow morning and within 36 hours they'll have an idea whether their entire campaign is going to take off. Get the job done against the Finnish champions, HJK, and they'll still be in the Champions League with the safety net of six guaranteed Europa League group games right through until Christmas. Go out, and their only certainty will be a fraught Europa League qualifier which could leave them eliminated from both Uefa tournaments before the end of August. Just think, Sir Alex Ferguson used to say squeaky bum time came at the end of a season.
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