HUNDREDS of Rangers followers breached coronavirus restrictions as they gathered on the eve of the Previous Agency derby to sing a sectarian chant.
Video footage has emerged on-line of the Union Bears, a Gers followers’ group, lined up subsequent to the River Clyde in Glasgow.
The Rangers followers’ group, the Union Bears, out in drive
Standing straight beneath the Kingston Bridge, the ‘ultras’ wore darkish clothes and face coverings as they posed for footage forward of the crunch derby encounter.
Blatantly breaking the Scottish Authorities’s coronavirus Tier 4 guidelines, the vast majority of the group maintained no social distancing.
In addition to an image of the hundred-strong group, the Union Bears posted a clip of them belting out sectarian chant, generally known as the ‘Billy Boys’ forward of Celtic’s quick journey to Govan this lunchtime.
The Gentle Blues followers additionally spray-painted the wall behind them, a part of the well-known bridge which connects the M8 to the town centre.
Graffitied in purple writing, it merely learn: “Union Bears. Rangers.”
The group’s social media posts have racked up 1000’s of likes since they have been shared late on New 12 months’s Day.
Followers have in fact not been capable of attend soccer in most components of Scotland for the reason that preliminary Covid outbreak in March final 12 months.
The derby match, held at Ibrox, will likely be performed behind closed doorways.
The group posted a video of them signing the ‘Billy Boys’
Rangers lead their arch rivals by 16 factors and will prolong that hole to 19 with a win, though the Hoops do have three video games in hand.
In the meantime, a banner has been attached to the Celtic Park ring of steel to pay respects to the victims of the Ibrox catastrophe.
Immediately marks the fiftieth anniversary of the tragedy when 66 Rangers supporters went to observe their staff and did not return dwelling, in one among Scotland’s largest tragedies.
The banner reads: “Ibrox Catastrophe 1971. We bear in mind and pray for the victims and their households.”
Rangers received the final Previous Agency due to a Connor Goldson doubleCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
Police Scotland have been contacted for remark.