Barrowfield was purchased by Celtic in the summer of 1959. It was used as the training ground for Celtic’s European Cup winning team under Jock Stein and remained the base for first team players until they moved to Lennoxtown in 2007.
At the Celtic FC Academy, coaches help players develop more than just their football skills! Their objective is to create a world class academy which produces the next generation of Champions League players. Everyone within the Academy is expected to live by our 4 principles which are:
The Celtic Youth Academy have enjoyed lots of success in giving young players the support and developing the skills required to become professional footballers.
- 51 players have made the first team
- 1 in 3 have become professional footballers
- 19 have played in the UEFA Champions League
- 41 have become full internationals
About the Club
Celtic Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Glasgow, which plays in the Scottish Premier League.
Celtic have an impressive trophy haul consisting of:
- 52 x Scottish League Championships
- 40 x Scottish Cups
- 20 x Scottish League Cups
In 1967 Celtic won an unprecedented quintuple: not only becoming the first British team to win the European Cup but also winning the Scottish League Championship, the Scottish Cup, the Scottish League Cup, and the Glasgow Cup. Celtic also reached the 1970 European Cup Final, and the 2003 UEFA Cup Final and regularly qualify for the UEFA Champions League competition.
Celtic Park Stadium Tour
Celtic’s stadium is Celtic Park, which is in the Parkhead area of Glasgow. Celtic Park. It is an all-seated stadium with a capacity of 60,832, which is the largest football stadium in Scotland and the seventh-largest stadium in the United Kingdom.
As part of your visit you will be able to explore the Club’s heritage through the unique memorabilia and interactive displays, reliving the greatest moments and discovering what makes Celtic FC the club that it is today.
As your tour is tailored to suit every requirement for your group, we offer a range of optional excursions to add value to your tour and maintain a fully packed schedule throughout. Although not exclusively, here’s a taster of some of the excursions we can provide for you subject to availability…