Celtic fined €10k for standing by Palestine



Celtic were fined €10,00 (£8,616) by Uefa yesterday after fans displayed an “illicit banner” during their recent Champions League qualifier against Hapoel Be’er Sheva.
Fans showed solidarity with Palestine by waving flags before and during the match against Israeli opposition at Parkhead on August 17, drawing a charge from European football’s governing body.
The Green Brigade group of supporters set up a Go Fund Me page to raise the money, which as of yesterday had surpassed £170,000, which will then be “split 50/50 between Medical Aid Palestine and to the Lajee Centre, a Palestinian... read more

 
30 September 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Morning Star
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