Green Brigade banners cost Celtic £42,000 as club is hit for fourth time in two years

Published: 14/12/2013

Celtic were yesterday fined £42,000 after the controversial Green Brigade group unfurled a banner depicting IRA hunger-striker Bobby Sands during last month’s match with AC Milan.

Uefa’s control and disciplinary body found the club guilty of allowing an “illicit banner” to be displayed during the Champions League fixture on November 26.

It showed an image of Sands alongside another of Scottish nationalist icon William Wallace and a set of lyrics that included the line “The terrorist or the dreamer?”

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