RANGERS legend Ally McCoist blasted Celtic ‘nutcases’ for breaking social distancing guidelines throughout a protest.
Hundreds gathered outdoors Celtic Park after the Hoops’ Betfred Cup humbling by the hands of Ross County.
Ally McCoist hit out on the Celtic followers who gathered outdoors Celtic Park to protest on SundayCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
Offended punters known as for Neil Lennon to be sacked within the wake of the 2-0 defeat which ended Celts’ 35-game unbeaten home cup run.
Lennon is below extreme strain together with his facet out of Europe and trailing Rangers by 11 factors within the title race.
And followers have made it clear they need change by protesting at Parkhead.
However with Glasgow at present in Tier 4 lockdown, Rangers legend McCoist furiously hit out at those that ignored strict Scottish Authorities pointers – labelling them an ’embarrassment to the nation’.
He stated: “There have been outrageous scenes after the sport.
“They don’t seem to be supporters, I practically known as them supporters, that is precisely the one factor they aren’t.
“They fully embarrassed themselves with a few of their behaviour, throwing fences at police automobiles.
“Pay attention, these weren’t Celtic supporters, they had been simply nutcases, idiots, a humiliation to the nation by no means thoughts anything.
Supporters ignored social distancing guidelines regardless of the tight restrictions in GlasgowCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
Celtic gamers and employees had been focused with missiles as they had been escorted away from the bottomCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
Police protected fences whereas the cup match went on contained in the stadiumCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
“I could not consider the conceitedness – who do they suppose they’re? Celtic went on a home run the place they received 9, ten, 11 trophies in a row and so they get out and react like that?
“I do not suppose I’ve seen something like that on this nation to inform you the reality, you typically see it when it is Turkey and Italy.
“It was completely surprising, a humiliation, they actually had been, it goes with out saying we will do with out that.”
Celtic pledged to fully investigate the violent scenes that came about on Sunday evening.
The membership declare players and staff were targeted by missiles during a police escort away from the bottom.
Two cops suffered minor accidents amid the chaotic occasions, whereas Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf blasted the ‘disgraceful’ yobs accountable.
McCoist added: “The very first thing they had been doing was breaking the social distancing guidelines.
“Not lots shocks you these days. If you happen to’re not watching it dwell, you are seeing it inside a minute.
Celtic had been trumped 2-0 at house by Ross County to finish their lengthy home cup runCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
Strain is mounting on Neil Lennon to be sacked because the horror begin to the season continuedCredit score: Kenny Ramsay – The Solar Glasgow
McCoist branded the ‘nutcases’ an ’embarrassment’ for his or her behaviourCredit score: Willie Vass – The Solar
“It left a very dangerous style in our mouths watching it, you could not assist however consider the gamers and Neil Lennon.”
Celtic icon Rod Stewart stated: “I am heartbroken and disgusted. In all my years supporting Celtic I’ve by no means seen something like that. It is shameful.
“I don’t suppose anybody would contact the Celtic job with a a barge pole.
“I’d let Neil Lennon end the season, he can flip it round.”