Celtic have warned followers of the prospect of “serious repercussions” for the membership as they urged supporters to cease utilizing pyrotechnics following their most up-to-date UEFA cost.
Disciplinary proceedings have been opened towards Celtic after the alleged setting off of fireworks of their Europa League Group E victory over Cluj final week.
The Parkhead membership have already been fined £11,000 for followers utilizing flares and throwing objects throughout the 4-1 Europa League play-off second-leg win over AIK in August.
The Scottish champions have referred to as for such behaviour to cease and insisted they’ll herald additional measures to cope with it amid fears of “detrimental consequences” for the membership.
A press release on Celtic’s official web site learn: “Following the newest UEFA cost towards the membership for the usage of fireworks at Celtic Park, it’s with actual disappointment and frustration that the membership must attraction once more for this behaviour to cease.
“UEFA’s stance on the difficulty of pyrotechnics is unequivocal and really well-known.
“The membership has been sanctioned on quite a few events and but, very disappointingly, this behaviour by a small minority persists.
“The severe security considerations related to such behaviour are apparent, as is the reputational harm which this behaviour and these costs have on the membership. In addition, the quite a few monetary penalties positioned on Celtic proceed to return out the pockets of supporters who put money into the membership.
“Celtic can be introducing additional measures so as to cope with this behaviour. It has to cease.
“The membership doesn’t need it, our supporters don’t need it and UEFA will proceed to punish the membership each time it happens as it’s a clear breach of their rules. It actually is so simple as that.
“Given the variety of repeated offences, we also needs to be very conscious that there may very well be additional, very severe repercussions which may have massively detrimental penalties for the membership and our supporters.
“It is massively unfair that the enjoyment of Celtic matches may doubtlessly be affected by the unfavorable behaviour of a tiny minority.”