In 2016, Celtic became the first club in Great Britain to introduce rail seating as part of a new ‘safe standing’ section at their stadium, as reported by the Daily Mail.
The Taylor Report into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster recommended that top level stadia in England and Scotland should become all-seated venues, as reported by BBC, and terraces were consequently removed from Celtic Park in 1994, according to the42.ie.
The Everything Celtic Twitter channel (@aboutceltic) raised the issue by asking its followers if they think the safe standing section at Celtic Park should be expanded beyond its current capacity of 2,600.
The stadium’s safe standing section was opened three years ago in a pre-season friendly between Celtic and Wolfsburg, as per the42.ie,
English Premier League clubs have previously held discussions about the possible introduction of safe standing in the division, as reported by BBC, while some European clubs such as Borussia Dortmund have rail seating in their stadia, according to the Daily Mail.
These Celtic fans on Twitter believe that the club should expand the safe standing section at Celtic Park:
Yes create a Green Wall similar to Dortmund’s yellow wall!
— Mark Nicholas (@MarkJNicholas) September 11, 2019
If they could extend it to section 138 that would be magic
— Bernie Bolingoli (@celticghirl_88) September 11, 2019
Straight up to 413 would be class think the lower Lisbon lion has been spoke about tho get it done for the 10
— Stevo (@stevomcl67) September 11, 2019
Should look to expand it to the full stand instead of the corner
— chivs (@CHIVS105) September 11, 2019
Take a leaf out of the German clubs book and have it behind both goals .
— bigpeter (@bigpeterc73) September 11, 2019
Should take it right round the to behind the goal
— Dalie Carlingoli (@dale_carlin) September 11, 2019
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