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Celtic Park, Glasgow

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Celtic Park in the Parkhead area of Glasgow, Scotland, is the home ground of Celtic Football Club. With a capacity of 60,411, it is the largest football stadium in Scotland, and the eighth-largest stadium in the United Kingdom. It is known by Celtic fans as Parkhead or Paradise.

Celtic formed in 1887 and the first Celtic Park opened in Parkhead in 1888. The club moved to the current site in 1892, after the rental charge was greatly increased on the first. The new site was developed into an oval-shaped stadium, with vast terracing sections. The record attendance of 83,500 was set at an Old Firm derby on 1 January 1938. The terraces were covered and floodlights installed between 1957 and 1971. The Taylor Report mandated that major clubs should have all-seater stadia by August 1994. Celtic was in a poor financial position in the early 1990s and no major work was carried out until Fergus McCann took control of the club in March 1994. The old terraces were demolished to develop a new stadium in a phased rebuild completed in August 1998.

Celtic Park has been used as a venue for Scotland internationals and Cup Finals when Hampden Park was unavailable. Before the First World War, Celtic Park hosted composite rules shinty-hurling, track and field and the 1897 Track Cycling World Championships. Open-air Masses and First World War recruitment drives were also held there. Celtic Park hosted the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games and has also been used for concerts by the Who and U2.
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  • What a stadium with passionate crowd. Good seating, variety of food. Quick taxi from central station to the ground. The supporters love a song and a chat.  more »
  • Dear Diary, where do i begin. Today i had my tour of celtic park, very big, very green, not sure green is my favourite colour,i kept that a secret though, i didn't want the tour guide to know (might.....  more »
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  • One of the greatest stadiums in the world. Atmosphere when the crowd gets going can put the fear into opposition teams. At a brisk walk you can be in the city fairly quickly although it is also serviced by two close train stations. Food could be a bit better and it should really be cashless or at least have card use at all kiosks but these are side issues when you are supporting such a wonderful club.
  • I absolutely love it here. Big place, has lots of achievements. One of the best places I've been to

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