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Peter Lawwell believes any delay would damage the SPL
Celtic would "strongly oppose" any extension of the Scottish Premier League season, the club's chief executive has warned.

Peter Lawwell was speaking as the SPL announced the date of Celtic's re-arranged fixture against title rivals Rangers amid fixture congestion.

"Clearly, an extension is something which we would be strongly opposed to," he said.

"Thankfully, it seems the integrity of the league will not be threatened."

Lawwell suggested that the SPL would be damaged "by playing any more games away from home stadia or by extending the season".

Celtic will on Sunday face Gretna at Livingston's Almondvale Stadium after problems at Fir Park, Motherwell, where the south of Scotland side are tenants.

The SPL have had a very testing time and we appreciate all they have done in trying to re-schedule matches

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell

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