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Celtic orders review after crush injures five at Parkhead before Old Firm clash

first_imgCeltic have confirmed they will order an independent review to determine what caused a crush at Parkhead before the Old Firm game against Rangers.Five supporters were left injured last weekend as overcrowding left thousands of supporters were left stuck under the north stand on Janefield Street prior to the game. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Fans try to avoid the crush at Celtic Park Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions scrap latest silverware Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion “The Club has requested that Fairhurst consider feedback from supporters who attended the match.”Police also met club officials to discuss the incident and surrounding issues.Chief Superintendent Brian McInulty, Divisional Commander for Greater Glasgow, said: “The meeting which was held today was very constructive.“There were a number of points discussed and actions which will be taken forward. BEST OF Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update gameday cracker England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings The club released a statement on Friday afternoon to let fans know they have been in contact with Fairhurst sports event safety management company urging them to conduct the review.Fairhurst will now consider fan feedback into the incident in a bid to ensure there is no repeat.The statement read in full: “Following the events prior to kick-off at the match on Sunday 2 September, the Club has instructed Fairhurst, consultants specialising in sports event safety management, to conduct an independent review to identify the contributory factors to the incident, any issues that require to be addressed and what improvements might be made to prevent a recurrence. Most read football stories 2 Latest sCOTTISH pREMIERSHIP NEWS SORRY predicted Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Celtic players salute the Parkhead faithful after the game “Later this week I will meet with representatives from Celtic FC supporters clubs regarding any concerns they may have.“I am aware of a lot of conflicting information being circulated regarding what took place on Sunday.“I can confirm that having carried out a comprehensive multi-agency debrief today, we have found no evidence to support suggestions that the gate on Janefield Street was closed at any time in the lead up to kick off.“I would like to reiterate that the safety of people attending football matches remains the absolute priority for Police Scotland. revealed The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 2 “In realising that the area was becoming overcrowded, officers and stewards acted quickly to stop further people entering Janefield Street, which was in line with our tried and tested plans for this type of situation.“Had it not been for their actions there could have been a far more serious outcome and I am grateful to them for the professional manner in which they responded.“We will continue to work with Celtic FC and with the supporters to learn from Sunday and to improve future policing and stewarding operations.”Celtic won the game 1-0 thanks to a goal from Olivier Ntchamlast_img

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