CELTIC will totally examine the violent scenes that befell at Parkhead on Sunday night after claiming gamers and workers have been focused by MISSILES whereas being escorted from the stadium.
The Hoops required a police escort from Celtic Park following their Betfred Cup exit to Ross County with the membership describing the scenes as ‘unacceptable’.
Celtic gamers and workers have been escorted from Parkhead by policeCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
The Parkhead membership said that whereas solely a small variety of folks have been concerned, it can’t be condoned in any means as they slammed the actions of the people.
A club statement learn: “Everybody on the membership is massively dissatisfied by this afternoon’s end result, one which has ended our phenomenal run of 35 consecutive cup victories.
“Whereas we sincerely share the large disappointment of all Celtic supporters, there will be no excuse for among the violent scenes at Celtic Park this night. The membership might be investigating these occasions totally.
“For gamers and a administration group, who’ve given a lot in recent times and have delivered 11 consecutive trophies, to require an escort from Celtic Park whereas being focused with missiles, is solely unacceptable.
Police maintain again Celtic followers from breaking via barrier throughout protestCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
“Whereas we perceive that solely a small variety of folks have been concerned on this behaviour, among the actions this night, which have clearly left our personal gamers shaken, can’t be condoned in any means.”
Hundreds of Celtic followers gathered at Parkhead to name for Neil Lennon to be sacked after one other shock defeat.
Ross Stewart and Alex Iacovitti scored the targets as Ross County ended a run of 35 cup wins in a row for the Hoops and ended their stranglehold on Scottish silverware.
Photos and video footage emerged on social media of supporters exterior Celtic Park making their emotions clear following the newest loss.
Two cops suffered minor accidents amid the chaotic scenes, whereas Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf blasted the ‘disgraceful’ yobs accountable.
He tweeted: “Totally disgraceful scenes exterior of Celtic Park from a minority of followers tonight with violence aimed in direction of police.
“Officers have been entrance and centre retaining us secure throughout this pandemic, to deal with them this manner at any time is shameful, to do it throughout these instances is shame.”
In the meantime, Ally McCoist has blasted Celtic followers for breaking social distancing guidelines.
Glasgow is at present in Tier 4 lockdown and the Rangers legend hit out at supporters who’ve ignored strict Scottish Authorities pointers.
Requested if followers are proper to protest, he instructed Premier Sports: “Nicely clearly not if they’re breaking social distancing.
“Pay attention, I completely perceive the followers’ frustration, in fact.
“However on the identical time, if they’re breaking guidelines and also you begin breaking legal guidelines, then you might be overstepping the mark.
“I’ll all the time stick up for the followers by way of they have to voice their opinion and they’re entitled to voice their opinion so long as they do it in the fitting means.
“If they’re doing it within the improper means tonight at Celtic Park then it should not be allowed.”