No minute’s silence at Celtic's European clash against Shakhtar Donetsk

Clubs have been told they are free to hold their own tributes domestically when the Premiership gets back under way this weekend.

No minute’s silence at Celtic’s Champions League clash against Shakhtar Donetsk SNS Group

There will be no minute’s silence ahead of Celtic’s Champions League encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk in Poland.

The position was confirmed by UEFA following a routine pre-match meeting between the two clubs and the governing body on Wednesday.

The Ukrainian club have been granted permission to display anti-war messages on screens at Legia Warsaw’s stadium ahead of the game.

Shakhtar have been displaced from their home stadium since 2014 because of conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Rangers had their Champions League meeting with Napoli at Ibrox moved to Wednesday evening.

It comes after the Scottish FA issued guidance to clubs on the resumption of domestic fixtures this week.

The governing body said clubs can hold a minute’s silence, play the national anthem and allow players to wear black armbands as a mark of respect should they wish, though tributes are not mandatory.

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