Celtic Football Club statement
By: Newsroom Staff on 10 May, 2012 09:34
CELTIC Football Club has today issued a statement regarding the ongoing situation in Scottish football.
As the Club prepares for the final league match of this season, when the SPL trophy will be presented to Celtic after Sunday’s game against Hearts, Chief Executive Peter Lawwell also thanked the Celtic supporters for their unwavering backing of the team throughout the campaign, which has helped to deliver the title back to its rightful place.
The Chief Executive said: “We are fully aware of our supporters´ concerns regarding the current situation across Scottish football and the breadth of opinion within our supporter base.
“The issues are complex and there is much uncertainty. Indeed, the situation repeatedly changes, even on a daily basis. I am sure our supporters understand that these developments are receiving our full focus and attention.
“Our guiding principle is that we will do what is in the best interests of Celtic Football Club and our supporters, consistent with upholding the interests and reputation of Scottish football.
“I can also give an assurance that we will communicate further and directly with our supporters at the appropriate time.
“Celtic Football Club is an institution which is about to celebrate its 125th season and we will be proud to mark this season as Champions of Scotland. Your magnificent support has played a vital role in bringing the Scottish Premier League title back home to Celtic Park.
“As Neil said recently, we have never been more united and I know this unity will be vital as we move forward.
“We look forward to Sunday´s match when we will celebrate all that is great about our Club and I am sure we will celebrate as only a packed Celtic Park knows how."