CELTIC have been hit with a £13,327 fine by UEFA after being found responsible for the late kick-off in the first leg  of their Europa League last-32 tie against FC Copenhagen in Denmark last month.

The Hoops have been punished by Europe’s soccer rulers while boss Neil Lennon has been censured over the incident.

The Parkhead side, who went out to the Danes on a 4-2 aggregate after a 1-1 draw, were also warned over their kit for the second leg clash a week later.

UEFA’s charge was for ‘oversized manufacturer identification’, which goes against their equipment regulations.

They decided to warn the champions over their future conduct, but the Scots will almost certainly be punished in future if there is a repeat of the offence.

Earlier this season, Celtic were fined almost £13,000 for a display of supporters’ banners during their clash with Lazio in Glasgow.

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