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Greg Taylor: 'Celtic have moved on from Boli Bolingoli controversy'

The Parkhead club had two Premiership matches against St Mirren and Aberdeen postponed after the incident.

Greg Taylor insists the Celtic squad have put the Boli Bolingoli controversy behind them to concentrate on their Champions League qualifier against KR Reykjavik.

The Parkhead club had two Premiership matches against St Mirren and Aberdeen postponed after Scottish government intervention when it was discovered that the Belgian defender had featured against Kilmarnock last week despite not quarantining after a trip to Spain.

Ahead of the first and one-legged Champions League qualifier against the Icelandic outfit at Parkhead on Tuesday night, Taylor was asked about the prospect of Bolingoli returning to the dressing room.

The 22-year-old left-back said: "I think it will be discussed as a team privately when Boli does comes back.

"It's an in-house matter. I will leave it there. Our focus is purely on tomorrow now. It's been  dealt with by the club.

"We have not seen Boli, he has been quarantining so I am sure that will be discussed at a later date.

"It has been business as usual for us. We have been getting down to training, it's been a good week and all our focus has been on that.

"We are moving past it. We can't afford to dwell on things in the past. We have a game tomorrow night and that's all our focus is on.

"Europe is massive at a club this size every year and nothing changes.

"Tomorrow is the first qualifying game and we need to win it."

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Tuesday's key events

· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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