Confirmed: How much Celtic fans will have to pay to watch match against Hibernian on PPV

By John Reid

November 12, 2020

Details have been confirmed on how much it will cost Celtic fans to watch the club on pay per view against Hibernian in the Premiership next Saturday.

The Easter Road club have confirmed on their HibsTV ppv website that fans will be charged £15 to watch the game. It is the third time that Celtic fans will have had to pay to watch an away game this season on pay per view. Fans already had to fork out to watch the Hoops travel to St Mirren and Ross County.

Charged same amount as Ross County

The £15 price for Easter Road isn’t that bad, it probably could have been worse. If they wanted, Hibernian could probably have charged more. As it is, they have charged the same amount of money that Ross County did. St Mirren charged £12.50.

Still, paying £42.50 to watch three away games on a computer is still a bit of a drag for the support. Especially when you consider that we are still in the middle of a pandemic which is making people lose money and the fact that not a single Rangers away game has been on pay per view so far this season. All of their away games have been on Sky Sports.

Will PPV remain in place next season?

Still, this is just what fans will need to have to put up with until football returns to some sort of normal. It will be interesting to see if pay per view remains in place next season, even if a small number of fans can enter the stadium.

Leigh Griffiths celebrates a Celtic goal / (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

That could complicate things. However, clubs will still be in need of money you would imagine. Hibernian will no doubt make a good bit of money from the number of Celtic fans who sign up and pay £15 to watch the game.

Hopefully Celtic fans won’t have to pay for the privilege of watching the team away from home again this season. Three times is more than enough.

In other news, Scott Brown shouldn’t regret his international retirement.