‘A German Team’ bar updates sign ahead of Celtic v Gladbach clash

A German Team v A Glasgow Team. Tonight's board at Tiles bar.
A German Team v A Glasgow Team. Tonight's board at Tiles bar.
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A bar that went viral after writing Borussia Monchengladbach as simply “a German team” on their blackboard after giving up trying to spell it prior to the Champions League clash against Celtic, have updated their board once more ahead of the game tonight.

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Tiles Bar and Bistro have dubbed tonight’s game as “A German team v A Glasgow team”

Following the board from the first leg, which went viral a fortnight ago, Borussia Monchengladbach updated their Twitter handle to @AGermanTeam and sold scarves in the club shop with the “new name” in the club colours.

Indeed, the new scarves proved so popular that the German side ordered 2,000 more scarves ahead of the game against Celtic.

While the game is a must-win for Celtic to keep their Champions League hopes alive. the game has received a significant amount of coverage simply based on the name of Borussia Monchengladbach.

The German side have used the name as part of their marketing campaign, selling scarves branded simply "A German Team"

The German side have used the name as part of their marketing campaign, selling scarves branded simply "A German Team"

In an interview with BBC Radio Scotland, the club’s head of corporate communications, Markus Aretz, said scarves inspired by the board has proved to be a huge hit.

He said: “When we came back from Glasgow everyone was so enthusiastic about our travel to Glasgow. All the supporters were happy with the result, of course, but also happy with the way they were welcomed in Glasgow and Scotland.

“We thought about doing something for the match when they come to play here so we produced the scarves and within two days they were sold out.”

The original build up for the Celtic v  Monchengladbach game.

The original build up for the Celtic v Monchengladbach game.