Celtic FC By Justin Hogg
Celtic Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Glasgow, which plays in the Scottish Premier League. The club was established in 1887, and played its first game in 1888. Celtic have won the Scottish League Championship on 43 occasions, most recently in the 2011–12 season, the Scottish Cup 35 times and the ScottishLeague Cup 14 times. In 1967 Celtic won an unprecedented quintuple: not only becoming the first British teamto win the European Cup but also winning the Scottish League Championship, the Scottish Cup, the Scottish League Cup, and the Glasgow Cup. Celtic also reached the 1970 European Cup Final, and the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. About Celtic
Celtic Park • Celtic's stadium is Celtic Park, which is in the Parkhead area of Glasgow. Celtic Park, an all-seater stadium with a capacity of 60,832 is the largest football stadium in Scotland and the seventh-largeststadium in the United Kingdom, after Murrayfield, Old Trafford, Twickenham, Wembley, the London 2012 Olympic Stadium and the Millennium Stadium. It is commonly known as Parkheador Paradise.
Supporters • In 2003 Celtic were estimated to have a fan base of nine million people, including one million in the USA and Canada. There are over 160 Celtic Supporters Clubs in over 20 countries around the world. • In 2003, an estimated 80,000 Celtic supporters, many without match tickets, travelled to Seville in Spain for the UEFA Cup Final, The club's fans subsequently received awards from UEFA and FIFA for their behaviour at the match. • In the 2010–11 season, Celtic had the highest average home attendance of any Scottish club. They also had the 12th highest average attendance out of all the football clubs in Europe.
The First Team Squad • GK Fraser Forster, DF Adam Matthews, DF Emilio Izaguirre, DF Efe Ambrose, DF Kelvin Wilson, FW Miku, MF Scott Brown, FW Georgios Samaras, FW Anthony Stokes, FW Lassad Nouioui, MF Kris Commons, MF Joe Ledley, MF Paddy McCourt, DF Charlie Mulgrew, DF Mikael Lustig, GK Łukasz Załuska, DF Thomas Rogne, GK Ľuboš Kamenár, GK Nick Feely, FW Tony Watt, MF Beram Kayal, MF Jackson Irvine, MF Rabiu Ibrahim, DF Joe Chalmers, DF Marcus Fraser, MF Dylan McGeouch, FW James Forrest, MF Patrik Twardzik, MF Filip Twardzik, MF Victor Wanyama, FW Gary Hooper