There was a dispute over the rent in 1892, however, so they built a new oval-shaped ground to replace it at a disused brickyard around 200 yards from the old ground. A good pint is extremely important! The re-structuring of the stadium was completed in 1998. Celtic Park aerial view 1984 Replaces Bristol Mary Stadium PES 2011 Celtic Park Stadium Download Links: 5 February 2014 Last updated at 09:49 Share this page print Scottish League Cup final: Celtic Park... Celtic Park is a football stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow in Scotland. English Premier League club Tottenham recently splashed out a staggering £1BILLION on their new North London home. This JD Wetherspoon pub is the furthest from the stadium as it’s in central Glasgow. The latter comes from the part of Glasgow the stadium is located in, with the former coming from a journalist who said the move from one ground to another was like ‘leaving the graveyard to enter paradise’. It rocks when it's full of people like no other UK stadium, and it is gorgeous when empty.There is a cemetery here so Celtic fans can be buried in the stadium. 6 reviews of Celtic Park Stadium "Septic Park is a stadium that is literally infectious. [2], Two Belfast bookmakers called Joe Shaw and Hugh McAlinden visited to Belle Vue Stadium in 1926 to view the new form of greyhound racing around an oval. Atmosphere, capacity and the quality of the toilets are all taken into consideration when fans argue about the best grounds. Learn more. Save your favorites. There is parking at the Janefield Street end of the ground.
Septic Park is a stadium that is literally infectious. Celtic Park was built in 1892 and opened to replace… Celtic Park. On opening night racing consisted of two hurdles races in the six race card and one race ended with a dead heat between Keep Whistling and Imperial Jimmy. Celtic’s traditional rivals are Rangers; collectively, the two clubs are known as the Old Firm and seen by some as the world’s biggest football derby. 1281 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HW (+44 141 273 1860). Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. The stadium lies on London Road. Celtic have played in green and white for the entirety of its history, adopting hoops in 1903, those being used ever since. Supporters The Celtic Football Club was founded in 1887 and had the aim of helping to alleviate poverty for the Irish immigrant population in the city of Glasgow. It was so cool to hear about the history of the club and well as some of his stories that really added to the tour. [6], Brookmount Properties bought the site for redevelopment and the last meeting was held on 31 October 1983. Bookings can be made online,  by calling +44 (0) 871 226 1888 or emailing stadiumtours@celticfc.co.uk. The Trigo Cup would gain classic status some years later in 1944 and second major competition called the McAlevey Gold Cup was inaugurated in 1938. On Saturdays and Sundays tours go at 11am, 12pm, 1.45pm and 2.30pm if it’s a non-match day and at 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am and 11am on match days with a 3pm kick off. [3] It was the first greyhound track to open in Ireland on Easter Monday 18 April 1927, and one of the first in the United Kingdom. / Lime Green & Black (Third).

This member of the Mercure chain of hotels is around twenty-five minutes walk from the stadium.

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You can also get a family ticket for £35.00. Here are some of the best hotel options you’ll want to look at: Scotland is known for having a vibrant bar and pub scene, with Glasgow being no exception. CELTIC PARK has been ranked alongside the Bernabeu and Nou Camp among the world's top 25 football stadiums. The staff are so friendly, the tour so informative. Fantastic morning. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused whilst trying to find your next trip. You might also want to try to get parked up on one of the residential streets in the area, but there will be parking restrictions in place. There are 116 guest rooms, a restaurant, a bar and free Wi-Fi. Throughout the majority of its existence it was a greyhound racing track. If you do call it will be charged at 13p per minute from their end. There are no legal guns in the UK (not even the police carry them), so this was unusual and shocking. Spent most of it wanting the guy to stop talking so we could actually look around the stadium and the locker room. I'm a big supporter of the team, and have even seen them play at Anfield, and in Cleveland, USA against Boca Juniors. If you've forgotten your password, please reset it.