Date: 19th December 2019 at 6:09am
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Celtic fans are demanding action and answers from their club after serious crushing issues outside Tynecastle last night.

It seems that Celtic stewards were present but simply to observe with no help or assistance given to supporters caught up in the chaos created by Hearts stewards and Police Scotland.

In previous seasons fans with tickets have been denied access to Tynecastle with hundreds of supporters still outside the ground last night when the match kicked off.

Last night’s security measures saw male and female fans separated as they were frisked with some stories of under-16s being split up from parents in order for the box-ticking exercise to be completed.

Jeanette Findlay of the Celtic Trust called on the club to act but there seems to be little urgency on the part of the Celtic to look after the safety of season-ticket holders at away matches.

In September 2018 there were serious crushing issues on Janefield Street after Police Scotland changed access arrangements for the Glasgow derby after a reduction was made to the away ticket allocation.

Celtic initially denied that there had been any problem then announced an enquiry that never saw the light of day with no-one taking responsibility for the near disaster that resulted in fans having to climb a wall into a cemetery to escape the crushing.