Celtic Park


* Address: The Celtic Way, Glasgow
* Country: United Kingdom
* Capacity: 60,000
* Opened: 1892
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Celtic (football)

Extra stadium info – Celtic Park

The stadium is nicknamed Paradise and Parkhead. Tenants Celtic, the first Scottish sports club with 1 million followers on their main social media page, have been tenants since 1892. They won the European championship for football clubs in 1967 for the first time in their history. The stadium’s record attendance of 83,000 was set in 1938, when Celtic played against the Rangers, their arch-rivals. The derby between both Scottish football clubs is known as the Old Firm. Celtic have a historic association with Irish people and Roman Catholics, while the Rangers have a historic association with Northern Irish people and Protestants.

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