Fans boo minute's silence prior to Celtic clash

Sky Sports commentators forced to apologise after section of fans boo minute’s silence prior to Celtic’s clash with Aberdeen

  • The minute’s silence before Celtic vs Aberdeen was not honoured properly 
  • A group of Celtic fans booed and jeered as the players lined up before the game

Sky Sports commentators were forced to issue an apology after fans interrupted the Remembrance Sunday silence prior to Celtic’s clash with Aberdeen.

There were concerns before the game that the silence would not be honored properly and that proved to be the case. 

Teams around the country lined up to pay their respects over the weekend but the gesture was no appreciated by a section of the Celtic supporters.

They proceeded to boo and jeer before the referee brought the silence to an end after 30 seconds. 

Commentator Ian Crocker acknowledged the response of the fans as the players got ready for kick-off.

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The Remembrance Sunday silence was interrupted by a section of Celtic supporters

‘Apologies if you were offended, some people could just not stay quiet,’ he was reported as saying. 

The reaction of the Celtic fans comes after weeks of pro-Palestinian protests in the stands.

Celtic took the decision to ban the fan group the Green Brigade after they failed to adhere to the club’s position on political gestures. 

They had been waving Palestinian flags during multiple games and Celtic came out to confirm that ‘political messages and banners’ are not welcome.

The reaction of the Celtic fans comes after weeks of pro-Palestinian protests


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