Earlier this week Celtic’s Green Brigade made this display;
A few weeks ago Manchester City were playing CSKA Moscow in the City of Manchester Stadium and a “Free Pussy Riot” banner was unfurled.
The Green Brigade’s display lead to UEFA instigating “disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for what it describes as ‘an illicit banner of a non-sporting nature’. In turn, Celtic Football Club released a statement on Wednesday announcing that it intends to hunt down those fans responsible for ‘showing clear disrespect’.”
The banner at Man City “was taken down by stewards” because as a Uefa spokesman says “banners of political message or meaning were not allowed at its games.” “Death to illicit banners!!!” says Platini and who could disagree with him?
Whether or not you agree with banner based political sentiments the offending fans should have known that they were going to offend civilization by using the wrong sort of politics. If the fans…
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