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Venue change for Celtic Euro tie

Happel Stadium
The Austrian national stadium hosted the Euro 2008 final

Celtic's away match against Rapid Vienna in the Europa League has been moved to Austria's national stadium.

The match was due to be staged at the 20,000-seater Hanappi stadium, but the club say they have received 100,000 ticket requests.

The game will now be played at the 50,000-capacity Happel Stadium on Thursday 17 December.

The Happel Stadium hosted the Euro 2008 final between tournament winners Spain and Germany.

Rapid Vienna, who knocked Aston Villa out of the competition, visit Celtic Park on Thursday 1 October.



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