Coverage of the Europa League clash between Villarreal and Astana.
Next Game: Astana vs. Slavia Prague - Thursday, September 28 at 4pm in Europa League
Result: Celtic reach Champions League group stages despite defeat to AstanaCeltic reach the Champions League group stages but only after a nervy 4-3 defeat to Astana, a result which gives Brendan Rodgers's team an 8-4 win on aggregate.
Aug 22, 18:25
Result: Celtic claim huge first-leg advantage against FC AstanaCeltic dismantle FC Astana of Kazakhstan 5-0 in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier.
Aug 16, 21:39
Liverpool handed Hoffenheim test in Champions LeagueLiverpool will face German side Hoffenheim in the Champions League playoff round, while Celtic are paired with Kazakh outfit Astana.
Aug 4, 11:16
Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi dies after collision with vanAstana announce that 2011 Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi has died aged 37 after being involved with a collision with a van while training.
Apr 22, 10:33
Report: Valencia in Nemanja Maksimovic talksA report claims that Astana midfielder Nemanja Maksimovic will join La Liga side Valencia on loan in the January transfer window.
Dec 22, 18:38
Europa League roundup: Shakhtar, Schalke and Zenit maintain perfect recordsShakhtar Donetsk, Schalke 04 and Zenit St Petersburg all win on matchday three of the Europa League to maintain perfect records in the tournament.
Oct 20, 22:15
Result: Late Moussa Dembele penalty helps Celtic edge past AstanaMoussa Dembele's injury-time penalty helps Celtic beat Kazakh side Astana 2-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate in Wednesday's Champions League qualifying round second-leg tie.
Aug 3, 21:47
Kolo Toure to miss Celtic friendly against BarcelonaNew Celtic signing Kolo Toure will not feature in his side's upcoming friendly against Barcelona, but could be fit in time for the Champions League clash against Astana.
Jul 29, 19:27
Result: Leigh Griffiths nabs away goal for Celtic to seal draw with Astana in qualifierLeigh Griffiths scores a second-half away goal as Celtic draw 1-1 with Astana in the first leg of their third qualifying match in the Champions League.
Jul 27, 16:52
Celtic to face Astana or Zalgiris Vilnius should they overcome Gibraltan minnowsCeltic will take on either Kazakhstan's Astana or Zalgiris of Lithuania for a place in the Champions League playoffs if they successfully battle past Lincoln Red Imps.
Jul 15, 11:33
Result: Galatasaray earn Europa League spotGalatasaray earn a place in the Europa League after securing a 1-1 draw at home to Astana in their final match of the Champions League group stages.
Dec 8, 21:43
Half-Time Report: Galatasaray, Astana level in TurkeyGalatasaray remain on course to qualify for the Europa League after going into half time level with Astana.
Dec 8, 20:36
Live Commentary: Galatasaray 1-1 Astana - as it happenedRelive Galatasaray's 1-1 draw with Astana in the final Champions League Group C game, which saw the Turkish side finish above their Kazakhstani opponents in third.
Dec 8, 19:15
Team News: Galatasaray name strong side for Astana clashGalatasaray head coach Mustafa Denizli selects a strong side for the club's Champions League encounter with Astana.
Dec 8, 19:11
Champions League: Group permutationsSports Mole takes a look at what teams have to do in the final group matches to secure their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Nov 26, 12:08
Result: Benfica on verge of qualificationA brace from Raul Jimenez sees Benfica earn a share of the spoils against Astana to leave them on the cusp of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Nov 25, 16:54
Half-Time Report: Astana keeping qualification hopes aliveChampions League minnows Astana hold a 2-1 lead over Benfica after 45 minutes of their clash in Kazakhstan.
Nov 25, 15:48
Live Commentary: Astana 2-2 Benfica - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of the Champions League match between Astana and Benfica in Group C.
Nov 25, 14:30
Team News: Benfica without suspended Nicolas GaitanBenfica will have to make do without midfielder Nicolas Gaitan for today's Champions League clash away at Astana.
Nov 25, 14:19
Result: Astana hold Atletico Madrid to goalless draw in KazakhstanAtletico Madrid are held to a goalless draw by Kazakhstani outfit Astana in their Group C Champions League contest.
Nov 3, 16:48