Celtic Park’s surprise omission from SFA Wednesday update

Celtic Park will not play a part in the UK & Ireland bid for Euro 2028 following an announcement on Wednesday. The SFA confirmed that they would be conjoining in the submission of a final bid to host the tournament in 2028. Hampden is the only venue from Scotland to be included on the list but there is no mention of any improvements at the National Stadium for the hosting of games.

The proposed host cities and 10 stadia across the five partner Associations are (gross capacity order):

London Wembley Stadium (90,652)
Cardiff National Stadium of Wales (73,952)
London Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (62,322)
Manchester City of Manchester Stadium (61,000)
Liverpool Everton Stadium (52,679)
Newcastle St James’ Park (52,305)
Birmingham Villa Park (52,190)
Glasgow Hampden Park (52,032)
Dublin Dublin Arena (51,711)
Belfast Casement Park (34,500)

Celtic Park would sit ahead of Everton’s stadium and behind Man City’s stadium in order of capacity. It is perhaps unsurprising that the majority of games will be hosted in England but given that Celtic Park boasts a superior attendance.

It would certainly be an enjoyable spectacle having the European Championships in Glasgow but you have to think that Celtic Park and Ibrox, could’ve been more attractive venues than Hampden.

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  1. David Potter on

    Quite astonishing! Celtic Park is a far better stadium than Hampden. But if you look carefully the bid is all about England with a token stadium from Scotland, Wales and each of the two Irelands. And two of the stadia are not even built yet. Mad!

    • I have said it years if they can hit Celtic with not explaining themselves who am I talking about

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