No Celtic security role for Bernard Higgins following police appointment rumours and fans' protests
The rumoured appointment of Bernard Higgins to Celtic will not transpire, it has been revealed.
The issue was also raised at the club AGM but no clarity was given over the rumours – but a police source has now provided an update that the COP26 gold commander will not be making the move to the cinch Premiership side.
A spokesman for Mr Higgins gave a statement to the Scottish Sun: "To address recent speculation, I can confirm that I will not be joining Celtic FC when I retire from the police on 31 December 2021."
Fans reacted to the suggested plans with several actions, including silent and sit-in protests once the rumours began. Opposition to his appointment cited his previous work with the controversial Offensive Behaviour at Football Act a decade ago.
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