The Next Step
For some time now, with the help and backing of a significant number of Celtic supporters, we have had numerous discussions with representatives of both Celtic Football Club and The Lindley Group regarding the match day catering at Celtic Park. This began with our fans survey, and has since been continued through both large supporters meetings and smaller meetings involving only myself and the representatives mentioned above.
Many have speculated that we will only truly be able to judge any improvements (or the lack of) in 2013/14, as it is difficult to dramatically alter a catering operation as large as that of Celtic Park mid-season. To a large extent, I agree with this sentiment. This does not mean, however, that we will not be continuing our current efforts as the 2012/13 season begins to draw to a close, with only a few home matches remaining.
For this reason, for the next few weeks, we will aim to compile a list of comments and testimonies from any supporters who wish to submit them, and these will be sent directly to Chief Executive Peter Lawwell, as well as a testimony from myself. The aim of this document will be, primarily, to update Mr Lawwell and the Celtic board with regards to the real time opinions of the Celtic support and, secondarily, to thank both Celtic Football Club and The Lindley Group for taking the time to discuss the concerns of supporters with myself and others.
In the next few weeks, once the post-split fixtures have been announced and dates arranged, I will attend another small meeting with the Club and Lindley, before another larger supporters meeting is held towards the end of the season. If anyone is interested in attending such a meeting, please feel free to contact me, and although demand often outweighs the spaces available, we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all with regards to your continuing support. Our efforts will continue until such a time that the majority of the Celtic support feel they are happy with all of the elements of the catering service provided to them.
Comments and testimonials can be made by leaving a comment below, or by emailing us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org – they can be as long or as short as you like, and all I would ask is that they are your honest opinions, regardless of whether they are positive, negative, or somewhere in between.