Celtic Shared tweet first video; reiterates call for change at Parkhead

By David Walton

February 18, 2021

New fan campaign group Celtic Shared have today published their first video on Twitter calling for change at Parkhead.

The new group is supported by various Celtic Supporters’ Clubs and fan-media outlets. Co-ordinated by the Green Brigade, it released its mission statement to supporters earlier this week. They stated that their goal was to “agitate for change in the way our club is run, to pave the way for genuine fan engagement and to promote the eventual fan ownership of the club”.

This differs from the Celtic Trust, whose priority is to buy shares in the club and combine with other supporters/shareholders to effectively wrestle control of their football club.

And today, Celtic Shared released a video outlining fans’ frustrations with the current board as they again promoted their goals. You can watch it for yourself below:

Celtic Shared preaching the message fans want to hear

It’s that video that sums up the frustrations of absolutely every Celtic supporter this season.

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As well as the calls for change, it also highlights some of Neil Lennon’s double-standards. The standout one being his admission that he would walk if things got worse at the club. This was back when we were still in Europe, in the title-race, and in the Betfred Cup. Fair to say – he hasn’t walked.

Celtic Shared also moved to remind supporters of what can be achieved when we stick together. This has been proven with events such as the Fergus McCann takeover and the implementation of the standing section. In more recent times, you could argue Peter Lawwell coming out to apologise for Dubai was a direct result of fan fury.

Celtic fans are fed-up of the current structure / (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Celtic fans have a lot more power than some may think. Celtic Shared are clearly looking to remind fans of that fact, and ensure we stick together to achieve the common goal of fan-ownership.

Celtic Shared have confirmed that they do not have an official membership list. However, for any individual, group, or supporters bus looking to be kept up to date with their campaign, they’re encouraged to get in contact. You can find details of how to do so here.

It’ll be interesting to see how the influence of both Celtic Shared and the Trust develops in the coming months. But the overriding message is perfectly clear – we’ve had enough.

In other news, there was a promising Scottish Cup update delivered today.