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Celtic Supporter Groups Urge Club To Reverse Decision To Decline Tickets From Linfield

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 17

Two Scottish Premiership side Celtic fan groups "urged the club to reverse" its decision to decline tickets from Northern Ireland Football League Premiership side Linfield -- and asked the Belfast club to "consider selling directly to visiting fans," according to the PA. Celtic last week revealed ...

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