Celtic fans celebrate Scottish Premiership title win in Glasgow city centre

·1-min read
Pictures by Colin Mearns.
Pictures by Colin Mearns.

HUNDREDS of Celtic fans have brought the party atmosphere to Glasgow city centre today after their side won the Scottish Premiership title.

Hoops supporters have taken over the Merchant City area with Bell Street among the locations packed out by football fans celebrating the Parkhead side's win.

UPDATE: Glasgow’s top cop confirms arrests after Celtic fans gather in city centre

The fans descended on the location after the club won 6-0 against Motherwell and received the trophy at Celtic Park today.

Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:

Pyrotechnics and smoke bombs filled the air to get the party started.

It comes after we reported that up to 5000 people signalled their interest in a post-match street party at the location on the social website Facebook.

UPDATE: Glasgow Cross closed for six hours and 'damage sustained' during Celtic title party

Police Scotland previously told the Glasgow Times they were aware of the potential gathering and an appropriate policing plan was in place.

Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting