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Sport Green Brigade's Neil Lennon protest dismissed as Celtic captain Scott Brown takes swipe at social media generation

18:45  25 november  2020
18:45  25 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

Why Celtic board is giving Neil Lennon time - but how long has he got?

  Why Celtic board is giving Neil Lennon time - but how long has he got? There was a visceral reaction from sections of Celtic’s fanbase to the hardly revelatory news that Neil Lennon retains the backing of the club’s board. © Neil Lennon is down but should not be counted out just yet as Celtic manager (Photo by Alan Harvey /... Indeed, the uproar to the club’s recent travails – exemplified by the need to stage a late two-goal comeback simply to scrape a draw at Easter Road – was best articulated by a rival Pemiership manager in private recently. The mania over 10-in-a-row, he said, was causing people “to lose their ****” in demanding Lennon’s head on a platter.

Scott Brown has nothing to defend himself for, says Celtic boss Neil Lennon after his captain is Celtic captain Scott Brown has been hit with a Scottish FA disciplinary charge Brown has been accused of breaching a rule regarding how players should act

A video shared on social media showed offensive comments being aimed at Scott Brown regarding his late sister. It is believed that no official complaint has been made by Scott Brown or Celtic FC but that police officers, who were present at the time of the incident, handled the situation.

Celtic captain Scott Brown has batted away protests from the Green Brigade over manager Neil Lennon's position.

a football player on a field © SNS Group

The number 8, who has won nine titles on the spin at Parkhead, says it's time for everyone to come together.

Celtic sit 11 points behind Premiership leaders Rangers heading into the division's off-week and there have been vocal calls for the manager to step aside.

The prominent supporters' displayed a banner at Parkhead emblazoned with the message: "Save the ten - time to go Neil."

Brown, however, feels that message is not indicative of the majority of the Hoops support, and insists now is not the time to be divided.

Police warn against planned protest outside Celtic Park tonight

  Police warn against planned protest outside Celtic Park tonight Glasgow cops have issued a warning that the gathering would be 'prohibited' under coronavirus legislation and urged fans to find another way to protest. Superintendent Stevie Dolan, Greater Glasgow Division, warned that cops would use 'enforcement' to move on the crowd if needed. He said: "We are aware of a proposed demonstration outside Celtic Park tonight (Wed 25 November) and would urge people to find alternative ways to protest, such as online, to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

" Scott Brown has nothing to defend himself for. He' s a modern day great." Neil Lennon says his players’ conduct has been exemplary under "immense

Celtic captain Scott Brown picked up a thigh injury against St Mirren on Wednesday night. He is playing brilliantly, he is the captain and he knows how important these games are so we have to The decision was taken with the Gorgie club preparing for their Betfred Cup semi-final against Rangers at

"I think that's what you get in this day and age. It's all about social media and getting a picture for Instagram or Twitter," Brown said ahead of the trip to face Sparta Prague.

"We've got 100 per cent faith in the manager, he's been fantastic with us.

"The support we've had through Nine In A Row has been incredible, so just stick with us and make sure we're all together.

"We're pushing for something special. Everyone in that changing room is working extremely hard to try and get better on the park.

"We know the performances haven't been up to scratch and now is the time that we need to fix this.

"We need to make sure that we're fixing this extremely quickly because the manager and the backroom staff are working extremely hard.

"We need to make sure we do exactly the same."

Celtic are looking for a huge improvement on the performance they turned in in the reverse fixture, when they were humbled 4-1 by the Czech side at Celtic Park.

“The way we performed at home wasn’t Celtic, we let ourselves and the fans down. We’ve now got the opportunity to bounce back," Brown said on the match.

"It’s going to be a hard game, we need to try make the most of it. We need to play well and we owe the manager this one.”

Neil Lennon's Celtic danger levels scrutinised as boss faces 7-game destiny run to save Ten In A Row .
The next month will make or break Lennon's prospects of keeping the Celtic job.The under-fire manager has already lost the backing of a huge chunk of the Parkhead support who have made no secret of their desire for change.

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