Date: 7th December 2018 at 9:17am
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Most Celtic supporters on twitter have reacted angrily to rumours that the club won’t be accepting 800 tickets for the Glasgow derby in three weeks time.

Getting 800 Celtic supporters in and out of while watching the match surrounded on all sides by home supporters looks a near impossible task.

For almost 30 years Celtic have been given the Broomloan Road Stand holding 7,000 fans for games at Ibrox but during the close season Dave King abandoned that practise in a bid to appeal to Ibrox fans.

Celtic responded to that with just 800 away fans at the September derby match with a huge police operation set up to ensure their safety.

The space between the Main Stand and Lisbon Lions stand plus the single tier in the Lisbon Lions Stand ensured that there were no safety issues inside the ground.

Safety meetings between the clubs and Police Scotland should have taken place by now with thousands of Celtic supporters willing to go to the fixture.

Installing temporary barriers around the ‘away wedge’ is one solution under consideration but the Celtic support will be an easy target for missiles being thrown from the top tiers of the Broomloan and Sandy Jardine Stands.