Cheeky followers of the Scottish soccer workforce Celtic on Sunday sang a short music mocking the royal household once they have been alleged to be applauding the late Queen Elizabeth II.

“When you hate the royal household, clap your palms,” followers sang earlier than the workforce’s sport in Paisley, Scotland, towards St. Mirren within the Scottish Premiership. They held up a big banner saying the identical factor.

A Sky TV sports activities commentator apologized to the TV viewers for the Celtic followers, reported the Scottish Every day Categorical.

St. Mirren had introduced that there can be a minute of applause on their dwelling subject earlier than the match — as an alternative of a minute of silence — to honor the queen.

Celtic gamers applauded — whereas their followers customary one thing totally completely different.

On Wednesday, the followers held up an enormous banner studying “fuck the crown” earlier than a sport in Poland.

That triggered an investigation by the Union of European Soccer Associations, which regulates the game, The Irish Post reported. “The UEFA disciplinary our bodies will resolve on the matter sooner or later,” the group declared in an announcement.

Celtic supervisor Ange Postecoglou instructed the press Friday: “We are going to abide by no matter obligations and obligations we’ve got as a soccer membership. We are going to do this in a respectful method. We want our supporters to do the same.”

Brit TV persona Piers Morgan bashed the “heartless Celtic followers that selected to mock & taunt a 96yr-old lady who cherished Scotland a lot.”

Celtic misplaced to St. Mirren 0-2. One soccer fan tweeted that it was payback for the queen.

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