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Art of the Celts 9 – Main Entrance, Old Celtic Park

ImageThe main entrance in front of Celtic Park is being renovated at the moment with the development of ‘The Celtic Way’ leading up to the front door. 

For many years the entrance to Celtic Park was marked by a distinctive stained glass work with ‘Celtic FC’ emblazoned on it.  A new facade was put on the main stand when it was extended at the time of the centenary season but fortunately this iconic piece of glass was saved – and can now be viewed in the corridor inside Celtic Park. 

 

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For a number of decades some of Celtic’s greatest men walked under this glass into Paradise and it also witnessed a few memorable moments itself. 

 

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The Celtic End

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The Jungle got all the acclaim but at the old Celtic Park the Celtic End of the ground was a magical place to watch football from. 

And it witnessed some amazing times.  Some supporters on the Huddleboard have been reminiscing about this famous old terracing and it’s got The Shamrock bhoys a bit misty-eyed as well . . . 

ImageAn overhead view from 1981 with the city in the background. 

 

ImageA jam-packed Celtic End viewed from the Jungle early 1990s

 

ImageThe Celtic End explodes in celebration

 

ImageView from the Celtic End in 1900

 

Image1894 – one of the earliest pics of the second Celtic Park.  The Celtic End is to the left of the famous Pavilion. 

 

Image1957 – when the roof first went on the Celtic End

 

ImageOne for the Celtic End afficionados – the old toilets underneath!

 

ImageThe back end of the Celtic End – turnstiles at Janefield Street

 

ImageThe Celtic End and a view from Janefield Street

 

ImageThe corner and entrance nearest the Main Stand

 

ImageLooking into the Jungle from the old Celtic End

 

ImageThe view of the Celtic End from Kerrydale Street in 1968

 

ImageView of the Celtic End in a game against Dundee Utd in the 1980s

 

ImageEarly doors in the Celtic End . . .

 

ImageView from the Jungle, deserted. . .

 

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Bursting at the seams for Centenary title game v Dundee

 

ImageTri-coloured dreams!

ImageScarves aloft

 

ImageYou’ll  Never Walk Alone

 

 

And the Celtic End today . . .

Image. . . home to the Jock Stein Stand