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Celtic statement - Well said

http://www.celticfc.net/news/17492

CELTIC Football Club has today asked Sky Sports to conduct an investigation into an interview broadcast yesterday, which accused Celtic supporters of racist behaviour.

Translations provided to Celtic Football Club have shown inconsistencies between the words spoken during the interview broadcast and the subtitles used by Sky Sports.

In particular, and most concerning, while the broadcaster used the following subtitle on screen: "Afterwards it was very frustrating to hear the crowd screaming at me. They were saying offensive and racist words."

Mr Morelos does not use these words anywhere within the extended interview which has been broadcast across Sky’s platforms.

Celtic FC has asked Sky Sports to clarify their position on this matter.

Celtic, a club open to all since its inception, abhors racism. Our consistent stance is that wherever racism exists it should be tackled head on. Celtic will always investigate any report of racist behaviour and take appropriate action. This is a standard which all clubs should meet.

Celtic needs no encouragement to pursue racism, particularly as players and management at the club have suffered abuse persistently over the years. The seriousness of such cases has been confirmed with the prosecution and criminal convictions of some of the perpetrators.

Celtic is proud of the wonderful reputation earned by its supporters over many years in many countries and at home. The club owes it to them to act in a responsible, dignified and professional manner and to treat racism with the seriousness it deserves.

posted on 5/2/20

comment by My POV (U10636)

posted on 5/2/20

comment by JukeboxJunkie (U10162)
posted 7 minutes ago
As soon as I hit send, I did think "bollox, that's an open goal"
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First rule of being pedantic.

Make sure your pedantry is accurate.

posted on 5/2/20



Couldn't pass that up.

posted on 5/2/20

comment by My POV (U10636)
posted 18 minutes ago
comment by JukeboxJunkie (U10162)
posted 7 minutes ago
As soon as I hit send, I did think "bollox, that's an open goal"
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First rule of being pedantic.

Make sure your pedantry is accurate.
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The two was on purpose, but only when I got send did I realise it could also refer to the 10 in a row bit of the comment

posted on 5/2/20

just when I thought juke couldn't get any weirder.

you kick about the house like that don't you

giving yourself a wee fruit bowl like the guy in silence of the lambs.

posted on 5/2/20

Listen to this from fans who celebrate by humping a taxi or punching horses.

Weird dont cover it.

posted on 5/2/20

comment by JFK - The Rebel Treble (U8919)
posted 59 minutes ago
just when I thought juke couldn't get any weirder.

you kick about the house like that don't you

giving yourself a wee fruit bowl like the guy in silence of the lambs.
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Was half shot and thought it would be a funny forfeit.

Totally misjudged it, it would appear

posted on 5/2/20

Is it safe yet?👀

posted on 10/2/20

Well well well!

Racists!

posted on 11/2/20

comment by Bluebell (U7064)
posted 17 hours, 23 minutes ago
Well well well!

Racists!
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Please remove the s from the end of the word

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