|Location||Glasgow, United Kingdom|
Celtic Park is an all-seater football stadium, located at Parkhead in Glasgow, Scotland. It is regarded as the largest football stadium in Scotland, commonly termed by Celtic fans as Parkhead or Paradise. The construction work completed in 1892 at the cost of £35,000 and finally welcomed spectators on 20 August 1892. It hosts leagues as well as national and international football events. It is the home ground of the Celtic FC and formerly the home of Scotland national football team. Celtic Park was originally designed in a bowl shape but after significant renovations, it turned into a rectangular shaped stadium consisting four stands namely: the North, Main Stands (South), Lisbon Lions (East) and Jock Stein (West). Bronze statues of Brother Walfrid, Jimmy Johnstone, and Jock Stein was erected in 2005 outside the stadium. Apart from football events, it has also hosted, the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games and concerts of The Who, Bryan Adams, Prince, Wet Wet Wet, Paul McCartney and U2. This stadium was designed by Duncan, Kerr and Percy Johnson-Marshall Associates and is currently maintained by Celtic FC.
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