CELTIC fans WILL be allowed into Ibrox for the crunch Premiership clash with Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side on Sunday April 3.

Stewart Robertson, the Govan club’s managing director, has confirmed there will be away allocations at the remaining two clashes between the Glasgow teams.

However, there will be NO return to the thousands-strong away supports seen in the past.

Visiting fans have been shut out of Ibrox and Parkhead this season following a row that involved Covid rules.

Celtic could not guarantee an allocation for visiting followers due to the existence of ‘red zones’ at the time and that led to Robertson’s club withdrawing the tickets for the first meeting between the two sides on August 29 in Govan and, of course, there were 60,000 Hoops supporters in the east end of Glasgow for the 3-0 romp at the start of this month.

Robertson, though, insisted fans will return for the remaining two Premiership fixtures.

The club chief, speaking to Sky Sports News, said: “There will be away allocations in the next two games.

“Because of the Covid situation we had back in August, the two clubs got together and agreed that we wouldn’t have away fans.

“Because we had red zones, we weren’t sure what the situation was going to be for that period of time.

“So, there will be away fans for the two games remaining.”

Asked about the possibility of a return to former ticket quotas, Robertson replied: “No, that won’t be happening this season. It’ll be the allocation we’ve had for the last couple of years.

“And going into next year and succeeding years after that, as far as I can see, it will still be at that level.”

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