Celtic provide ticket update for FK Jablonec Europa League home leg
Celtic have provided some ticket information for the Europa League Qualifying home leg against FK Jablonec.
With Celtic supporters able to return to a capacity Paradise, there were hopes that the UEFA tie would be included in the season ticket. Instead, the club are offering tickets for sale, albeit at reduced prices [Celtic FC].
Additionally, the seats will be available to Season Ticket holders only.
The club announced they’d be charging £19 for adults, £12 for concessions and £10 for under-13s.
Admittedly, it’s not the greatest look for the club, right after welcoming fans back en masse. The club said [Celtic FC]:
“With an increased capacity crowd permitted to attend – it’s time to get Paradise rocking once more, as we are given the green light to bring our supporters home!”
With the first leg to negotiate in the Czech Republic, beginning in a few hours’ time, the Bhoys will surely be hoping to have a lead to preserve as 60,000+ supporters turn up together for the first time since early 2020.
The last time the Bhoys played at home in the Europa League, it didn’t end too well. FC Kobenhaven were 3-1 victors on the night, back in February of last year [BBC].
Surely, a better result awaits supporters, over a year on.
Celtic charging fans for FK Jablonec Europa League home leg is unlikely to go down well with supporters
Given that Celtic supporters spent millions of pounds supporting the club in 20-21, despite not getting into a home game, it seems a little cheeky to ask fans to fork out once again.
Yes, there have been gestures of goodwill since the club announced their Season Ticket initiatives for this campaign. However, it’s hardly a move that’ll bring fans onside with the board. The relationship between the fans and the hierarchy at Celtic is already fractured, to put it lightly.
We’re not finance experts or accountants here, but surely there was a way of doing this for free. After all, so many of us have splashed out on Season Tickets without many guarantees of seeing games.
Is it so much to ask for a European Qualifier to have been included?