RANGERS followers have been filmed chanting “f*** the Pope” throughout a pre-match occasion in Copenhagen.
Tons of of Gers diehards made the journey for his or her aspect’s 1-1 Europa League draw with Brondby.
Earlier than the match, the travelling supporters gathered at key spots within the metropolis to have fun collectively.
Dozens flocked to The Outdated Irish Pub on Vesterbrogade within the metropolis centre, the place Rangers banners had been hung all through the bar and a rowdy crowd had gathered.
Video footage shared on social media reveals a singer on stage enjoying Observe Observe.
Throughout his efficiency, most of the crowd have been becoming a member of in with the track – however issues took a darkish flip when a number of followers sang lyrics abusing the pinnacle of the Catholic Church.
The sick supporters will be heard chanting “Dundee, Hamilton, f*** the Pope and the Vatican” because the digicam pans spherical to indicate the pub full of followers.
Rangers supporters have been additionally concerned in clashes with Danish cops forward of the match.
Gers followers allege they have been subjected to heavy-handed remedy from the truncheon-wielding riot police.
Pics and video footage shared on social media seems to indicate cops – clad in helmets, gloves and physique armour – clashing with Gers followers utilizing batons.
Copenhagen’s Vestegns Politi declare a number of Rangers supporters tried to get into the stadium with out tickets – and that officers had to make use of drive to maintain followers of each side aside after the match.
4 Rangers followers have been arrested in reference to alleged brawling.
Through the match itself, stewards have been compelled to face agency and defend Mild Blues supporters after Brondby diehards charged their rivals within the stands.
On the pitch, Alfredo Morelos had an early aim dominated out earlier than Leon Balogun’s personal aim gave Brondby a lead on the stroke of half-time.
However Ianis Hagi blasted residence an equaliser within the second half to safe a draw and see the Gers be part of second-placed Sparta Prague on 4 factors.
Earlier, we instructed how 4 Rangers followers accused of singing the ‘Famine track’ earlier than an Outdated Agency conflict will stand trial subsequent 12 months.
Marcus Nicol, 21, Andrew Taylor, 24, George France, 21, Jay McClymont, 23, and Kai Creelman, 23, are accused of racist chanting on August 29 this 12 months.
Courtroom papers allege the lads sang racist and sectarian lyrics at George Sq. in Glasgow metropolis centre, Ibrox Stadium and varied areas in between.
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