Scottish Premiership football club Celtic has seen plans to introduce a new windmill-style screen outside Celtic Park rejected by the local council.

The Evening Times newspaper reports that Glasgow City Council has ruled against a 7.6 metre by 3.8 metre revolving display outside the stadium. The club had planned on attaching the screen to a steel post on a shamrock-shaped area near Celtic Way.

It had been hoped the screen would show adverts, along with live and recorded TV images but the plans have been rejected amid concerns it would distract drivers on the nearby London Road.

A Glasgow City Council spokesman told Scottish broadcaster STV: “The proposal was refused because it was judged contrary to planning policy in relation to signs and advertising within the City Development Plan.

“That’s because it was considered to be detrimental to road safety in terms of its size and location.”

Celtic submitted the application plans back in September 2016. The club has three months to appeal against the decision.

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