Celtic season ticket holders are entitled to a refund if the current campaign is ended with four home matches still to be played.
Football was suspended on March 13 with hoops fans missing out on a home fixture against St Johnstone plus three matches scheduled after the Premiership split.
In a statement from Hearts today it was admitted that the reality is that there is unlikely to be any football until late July or August.
That would pose some difficult questions to the SPFL who would have to decide whether to resume the current campaign or start the new season.
June is a critical month with many players out of contract, loan deals ending and the transfer window opening up.
Looking at the small print The Sun reports:
Hoops fans would be entitled to some form of compensation in the event that the remaining home league games are cancelled.
Although it is unclear if this would be in the form of a refund or by some other method.
Celtic’s season ticket terms and conditions state: “If the club is unable to complete a match fixture to provide a result for the purposes of the football authorities due to causes beyond the control of the club, and that match fixture is not re-scheduled, the holder will be compensated for any corresponding reduction in services.”
Looking at the Parkhead club’s most recent accounts for the year ending June 30, 2019, it is unclear what their specific income for season tickets was but it is stated that the club sold 52,457 season tickets last season.
Celtic traditionally give entry to one pre-season friendly and one European tie to season ticket holders. Fans looking for a refund are likely to be offered entry to European qualifiers rather than a cash refund.