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Sport Celtic fan in painful Rangers confession as punters reach unlikely agreement on the Hotline

15:30  03 may  2021
15:30  03 may  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Old Firm fans rarely see eye to eye but after Sunday’s final showdown of the season both halves of Glasgow seem to have reached agreement.

Rangers are top dogs in Scotland and Celtic have an almighty job on their hands getting back in the fight.

Hoops interim boss John Kennedy and outgoing captain Scott Brown blamed ref Nick Walsh for Callum McGregor’s first half red card.

But the excuse didn’t wash with either set of supporters.

Gordon Ferguson, Kilwinning, said: “Kennedy and Brown are pointing the finger at rookie ref Nick Walsh, but it was Celtic who played like rookies with McGregor’s stupid challenge and Ajer bottling a shot in his direction.

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“I know where I would be pointing the finger of blame and it’s not at the ref. Take some responsibility for another dire performance Celtic.”

James Forsyth, Bellshill, said: “It’s easy to blame the ref but I remember when 10 men won the league in 1979.

“Truth is Celtic weren’t good enough.”

Eddie Easson, Ballingry, said: “A season that promised so much for Celtic has ended in disaster. Losing our iconic captain, surrendering our title with no fight. Still waiting for the promised review.

“A good man in John Kennedy left to take the flak by the gutless players and the board.”

John Scott, Grassmoor, said: “The first thing I was taught when I started work 45 years ago was never blame your tools. Ref Nick Walsh deserves credit for his handling of his first Old Firm game, not blamed by others for their own deficiencies.

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“Celtic enjoyed revelling in their Invincibles label. Now they need to show a bit of class and humility.”

John Bruce emailed: “Celtic fans will be trotting out the same old excuses today for their team’s demolition at Ibrox on Sunday, the referee, Covid, no fans, etc., etc.

“But they need look no further than their own players. The better, fitter side, the team with the most desire, won the game.”

Celtic are facing a mammoth rebuilding mission and Stephen Johnstone, Ardentinny, said: “The roof has crashed in on Celtic it’s going to take more than a new chief executive to rebuild this shambolic mess he inherited from Peter Lawwell.”

Scott Gowers, Edinburgh, said: “Selling players now for peanuts won’t close the gap as Celtic need major investment on players which quite simply isn’t there.

“Rangers will more than likely be dominant for many years to come.”

Chris Lowe, Yoker, said: “How Celtic fans must wish last year's title was won on the park and not by a zoom call, the Frauduple Treble will forever have an asterisk against it as only eight were won legitimately.

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“Rangers have shown this season that anything is possible when the game is played on a park.”

Colin Hall, Carrickfergus, said: “Brown sat in the stands on Sunday looking almost relieved that he had been hooked from the onslaught of a rampant Rangers.

“They tore Celtic apart and Kennedy’s tactics made him seem as if he didn’t know whether the ball was blown up or stuffed.”

Celtic fans are now at the acceptance stage of grief.

Dominic Paul, Paisley, said: “Having spent a number of years taunting my Rangers-supporting pals it may be time for me to admit the truth.

“Rangers are fully deserving of their title win. They are the best team in Scotland and have a togetherness that Celtic are severely lacking.

“They appear better organised from boardroom to boot-room and shockingly my own club is now playing catch-up. My fellow Celtic supporters and I need to face reality and accept a portion of humble pie.”

Bill Waugh, Glasgow, said: “That summed up the season. Useless on the park, leaderless off the park. Get your act together Celtic because we won’t take more of this dross.”

But Robert McEwan, Mount Vernon, said: “It’s been a season to forget, but the journey has been incredible. Nine in a Row, quadruple Treble, it’s a shame the way it ended but we will be back.”

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