CELTIC fans will be BARRED from a possible title party at Ibrox in May.
Both sets of supporters of the Glasgow clubs will be locked out of the remaining away Premiership fixtures this season.
The next derby is due at Parkhead on Saturday April 8 and there will be no visiting fans in attendance, according to a report in the Daily Record.
And it will be an identical situation after the league split where, if the results fall in the expected order, could be a championship decider.
PARADISE…Filipe Jota celebrates with the Celtic fans after his solo goal in the 4-0 derby win in September.
Talks have been ongoing between Hoops and Govan chiefs in recent days over allocations for the game in the east end of Glasgow three weeks tomorrow and the final league confrontation at a date yet to be arranged.
It has now been agreed that visiting supporters will NOT be handed an allocation for either game amid concerns over “safety and security”.
It follows a similar situation last season when away fans were banned from attending the first two league meetings between the teams before that decision was reversed.
The champions were handed around only 800 tickets for their 2-1 victory at Ibrox in April last year, with their opponents given a similar number when they crossed the city the following month. Those arrangements were continued for the first two Glasgow derbies of the current campaign.
SILVERWARE CELEBRATIONS…Kyogo Furuhashi celebrates his second goal with Reo Hatate in Celtic’s 2-1 victory in the League Cup Final last month. Daizen Maeda is about to join in.
Goals from Liel Abada (2), Filipe Jota and David Turnbull gave Ange Posetcoglou’s men a 4-0 victory in September and a late goal from Kyogo Furuhashi earned a 2-2 draw at Ibrox on January 2 when Daizen Maeda opened the scoring.
Celtic also retained the League Cup after beating Michael Beale’s team with a double from Kyogo at the national stadium last month.
However, both clubs have now agreed with police hierarchy that only home supporters will be permitted access to either stadium the two remaining league matches.
The clubs are also due to meet in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden on Sunday April 30.