Celtic have said that they are monitoring the developing situation in Scottish football and will act in the best interests of the club and the national game when called to act.
The ongoing financial crisis at Rangers has delayed decisions on changes to Scottish Premier League rulings which could see the voting structure of the league altered and new sanctions introduced for insolvent clubs. The proposed changes could have significant impact on Rangers if the club pursued a “newco” strategy.
Celtic issued a statement on Thursday morning confirming that they are aware of feelings on the issues.
“We are fully aware of our supporters´ concerns regarding the current situation across Scottish football and the breadth of opinion within our supporter base,” Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell said.
“The issues are complex and there is much uncertainty. Indeed, the situation repeatedly changes, even on a daily basis. I am sure our supporters understand that these developments are receiving our full focus and attention.
“Our guiding principle is that we will do what is in the best interests of Celtic Football Club and our supporters, consistent with upholding the interests and reputation of Scottish football.”
Lawwell praised the club’s support this season and vowed to speak to the fanbase when the situation becomes clearer.
“I can also give an assurance that we will communicate further and directly with our supporters at the appropriate time,” he said.
“Celtic Football Club is an institution which is about to celebrate its 125th season and we will be proud to mark this season as Champions of Scotland. Your magnificent support has played a vital role in bringing the Scottish Premier League title back home to Celtic Park.
“As Neil said recently, we have never been more united and I know this unity will be vital as we move forward.”
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