The North Curve Celtic fan group announced that it condemned the club management with a statement published on Twitter.
“WE ARE DISAPPOINTED”
The statement emphasized that the Palestinian flag was proudly waved by Celtic supporters for generations:
“We were disappointed, unfortunately we were not surprised by that. While we see flying the Palestinian flag as an act of humanity and solidarity, the removal and censorship of the flag shows how far Celtic Football Club has moved away from its values.”
STAYING NEUTRAL IS BEING IN SIDE OF THE PRESSER ”
The fans stated that the founding ethic of the club was not followed, “Staying neutral in acts of ugly and violent repression means being on the side of the oppressor.” used the expression.
EXPLANATION FROM THE CLUB: “OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN MADE”
Following a statement expressing the fan group’s disappointment, Celtic Club published a statement on its official website and accused its fans of opportunism.
In the statement, it was stated that the fans were allowed for the banner of Scott Brown, the captain of the team, but the flags were collected because it was used for a very different purpose.