Celtic have expressed disappointment with their ticket allocation for the William Hill Scottish Cup final against Aberdeen.

The Parkhead club announced that it had been informed by the Scottish Football Association that it will potentially receive almost 700 tickets less than the Dons for the showpiece occasion at Hampden Park on May 27 which could see Brendan Rodgers' side clinch the domestic treble.

On its official website Celtic stated that the club will, "simply will not have anywhere near enough to accommodate the demand we are currently experiencing.

"We have attempted to secure more tickets for the match. Through discussions with the SFA, Celtic has made every effort to ensure a 50-50 split, however, we are disappointed that this has not been achieved.

"During this week's Operations meeting at Hampden the club put forward a number of proposals in order to maximise the ticket allocation for our fans.

"These included: a review of segregation arrangements; reconfiguration of the upper south stand; the creation of a neutral area to best accommodate supporters through the 'football family'.

"However, these positive suggestions have not been accepted and this will mean a number of our supporters who have supported the tournament and indeed attended matches in the earlier rounds including the semi-final will miss out on the Cup Final as a result of this reduction."

A spokesperson for Celtic commented: "Clearly we are very disappointed that our attempts to ensure an equitable allocation of tickets have been unsuccessful, however, our supporters should be aware that we have tried everything to ensure that this could be achieved.

"With Celtic supporters attending matches at Hampden in such huge numbers across this season, an equal split in allocations is the least that we would have expected for such a prestigious and important match."

The Scottish Football Association was unavailable for comment.