Police Probe Use Of Sectarian Language By Rangers Players As Fans Disgrace Themselves

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Police are investigating claims that Rangers players used “sectarian language” during their title celebrations.

The force says they’re aware of a video circulating on social media and are assessing its contents.

Meanwhile the Scottish FA says sectarian singing, vandalism and physical damage by Rangers fans on Saturday “brought embarrassment to the national game“.

A number of arrests were made in Glasgow city centre after the club was presented with the Scottish Premiership trophy.

The video emerged a day after thousands of fans descended on Glasgow City centre in defiance of coronavirus restrictions, sparking widespread disorder and clashing with police.

Ibrox club have criticised supporters who fought with one another and clashed with police while celebrating the team’s first major league title in a decade on Saturday. Others shouted vile anti-Catholic slogans and damaged property in the city.

Almost 30 arrests were made by police, and officers have warned more are on the way.