Good morning all.

My favourite source of company information is Investegate, so I always head there, click the 'double-down chevron' to get all the announcements for the day on one page at this link:
http://www.investegate.co.uk/index.aspx?limit=-1

(well worth book-marking)

All AIM announcements should then be here:

http://www.investegate.co.uk/Index.aspx?sector=AIM&date=20140808

for today.

First, note that there are very few scheduled announcements on a Friday. That is probably because exec travel to analyst meetings can end up impinging on the weekend so they get stuff done in the week. It is also the case that weekend press needs Friday to kick into gear, without being bothered by further news.

I usually skip over commentary from companies in the resources sector as they are frequently immature and unreliable [sounds like you --- past girlfriend reader's voice] that leaves nothing of note this morning. However...

AIM-quoted football club Celtic (LON:CCP) may have been thrown a lifeline following their defeat in a Champion's League qualifier. AIM Prospector wrote about the company in the June edition here:
http://issuu.com/aimprospector/docs/201406_issuu_aimprospector/c/s8ghp3u

extolling the transformational possibilities that a hypothetical move to the English Premier League would bring.

Anyhow, it turns out that the football authorities are investigating whether their conquerors, Legia Warsaw, may have fielded a suspended player in their game. Obviously, if this were true in any serious sport it would be game forfeited for Legia Warsaw. However, football has a habit of going a bit soft on people.

Obviously there is a lot of money at stake here for Celtic (LON:CCP). The BBC has got a great insight here:

Celtic: Legia Warsaw face Uefa probe over Champions League tie
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/28693855

Bartosz Bereszynski played in the final two minutes of the Polish champions' 2-0 victory at Murrayfield on Wednesday, a result that earned them a 6-1 win.
But Uefa is investigating whether the full-back should have been suspended.


the article then goes on to refer to precedents in cases like this. However, I would say that this case might be slightly different, as Mr Bereszynski was supposed to have been suspended. It is a long shot for Celtic but the possibility is…

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