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Glasgow Celtic

June 11, 2011

Glasgow Celtic : Celtic Football Club

GlasgowCeltic FC were founded in1888 and Celtic are one of two famous Glasgow football clubs – the other being Rangers FC.They are sometimes referred to as Glasgow Celtic, although the word Glasgow does not form part of the club’s official title. Celtic are nicknamed The Bhoys, The Celts and The Hoops and their home ground is Celtic Park in the Parkhead areat of Glasgow.
Celtic Park has a capacity of 60,832 – the biggest football stadium in Scotland -and Celtic play in the Scottish Premier League.

Since the club’s formation in 1888, Celtic have won the Scottish championship on 42 occasions and the Scottish Cup 34 times. They won the European Cup in 1967. The club’s traditional playing colours are green and white hooped shirts with white shorts and white socks.
The Chairman of Celtic is Dr John Reid MP and the manager was until 25th May 2009 Gordon Strachan.

Celtic have a historic association with the people of Ireland and Scots of Irish extraction.

For most of their history, Celtic have enjoyed a fierce rivalry with their cross-city opponents Rangers and the two are collectively known as the Old Firm.

Celtic Park : Parkhead
95 Kerrydale St, Glasgow, G40 3RE
0845 671 1888


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