CELTIC will absolutely examine the violent scenes that came about at Parkhead on Sunday night after claiming gamers and employees had 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 employees had been escorted from Parkhead by policeCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
The Parkhead membership said that whereas solely a small variety of folks had been concerned, it can’t be condoned in any manner as they slammed the actions of the people.
A club statement learn: “Everybody on the membership is vastly 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 could be no excuse for a few of the violent scenes at Celtic Park this night. The membership will likely be investigating these occasions absolutely.
“For gamers and a administration workforce, 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 just unacceptable.
Police maintain again Celtic followers from breaking by barrier throughout protestCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
“Whereas we perceive that solely a small variety of folks had been concerned on this behaviour, a few of the actions this night, which have clearly left our personal gamers shaken, can’t be condoned in any manner.”
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.
Footage 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 holding us protected throughout this pandemic, to deal with them this fashion at any time is shameful, to do it throughout these occasions 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 tips.
Requested if followers are proper to protest, he informed Premier Sports: “Nicely clearly not if they’re breaking social distancing.
“Hear, 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’re overstepping the mark.
“I’ll all the time stick up for the followers when it comes to they have to voice their opinion and they’re entitled to voice their opinion so long as they do it in the best manner.
“If they’re doing it within the fallacious manner tonight at Celtic Park then it should not be allowed.”