Celtic Park is the home to Celtic Football Club and is the biggest stadium in Scotland.
Known to their fans as either Parkhead or Paradise, the stadium opened its doors on 20th August 1892 when Celtic took on the now defunct side Renton in a 4-3 victory. The club had originally played at another venue also named Celtic Park from 1888 to 1892 but left after the landlord increased the rent.
The stadium has went through may facelifts in its time and at one point in the early 1990s, there was plans in place to move out and build a new 52,000 seated stadium.
The arrival of new owner Fergus McCann put a stop to any move and he quickly put plans in place to instead upgrade Celtic Park in three phases which started in 1995 and ended in 1998.
This redevelopment cost £40 million and with a capacity of 60,411, meant it was the biggest club stadium in Britain at that time.
The club has hosted international matches as well as numerous cup finals and uniquely, it was also the first football stadium to have a press box.
The club will spend seven days at the Algarve which the official Dundee website described will be an ‘intensive week of pre-season training.’
While across in Portugal, Dundee will take on S.C. Farense on the 10th July.
Daily updates will be made through the Dundee website, DEETV and other social media platforms.
29th of June – Brechin City, Glebe Park, kick off 7.45pm
2nd of July – Cowdenbeath, Central Park, kick off 7.45pm
10th of July – SC Farense, Estádio Municipal de Albufeira, kick off 7.30pm
O’Hara went in for a challenge with Danny Redmon and despite winning the ball, the Dundee player came off worse and minus some teeth. He continued to play on and seemed to have shaken off the effects of the accidental collision but by half-time, he was replaced by Lewis Spence.
“Mark has not been great since the weekend and I am just away to phone him to see how he is doing.
“He was due to visit the dentist today just to try to get some work done. It is a horrible injury and there are a lot of guys who would have come off with that.
“The only reason we took him off was because he was feeling a bit light headed. But what a performance to get to half-time.
“It was quite brutal inside his mouth as his teeth had been ripped out. They found them thankfully and managed to get both of them back in.
“I am not sure what work he needs done but he is not going to involved in the next two games.”
This gives McCann an even more bigger selection headache for tonight’s match up in Dingwall against Ross County.
Genseric Kusunga, Sofien Moussa, Steven Caulker are all doubts for tonight with the latter playing through the pain barrier on Saturday. Craig Wighton came off near the end of the match but thankfully that was just cramp and nothing serious.