Confirmed – Celtic reveal positive COVID-19 test

Celtic have confirmed that one player has tested positive for COVID-19 after the team were tested upon their return from Dubai. The Scottish Champions were criticised by the supporters and the Government by taking part in the warm weather training camp. Now, they have given ammunition to those that said the trip was needless as an unnamed player has tested positive.

However, the club have also said that no other members of the team or staff have tested positive for the virus. The move was criticised by supporters because in the wake of the defeat at Ibrox, that left Celtic 19 points behind Rangers in the league. The club nevertheless made the trip to the UAE, which had been approved by the authorities but the issue was more that the club failed to read the room.

Players and management were pictured relaxing in the sun whilst The Scottish Government issued a ‘stay at home’ order. Celtic face Hibs tomorrow night and are likely to be an enormous 22 points behind Rangers.

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Born just as Celtic were stopping the Ten, Lubo98 follows Celtic home and away and helps run his local Celtic Supporters Club. He goes to all the games and is a Law Graduate. Has a particular fondness for Tom Rogic among the current Celts and both Lubo and Henrik form his earliest Celtic memories.


    • Stewart Walker on

      Today just proves the corruption, couldn’t get card out quick enough, penalty yes, red card no yellow is fair,