'They are away with the fairies' - Chris Sutton slams Celtic decision ahead of Rangers clash
By Harvey Byrne
Outspoken pundit and former striker Chris Sutton has slammed the decision to overturn Celtic star Scott Brown’s red card ahead of this weekend’s Rangers clash.
The Hoops announced on their official Twitter account on Thursday afternoon that the Scottish Football Association had made the decision to rescind his red card, leaving him available to play in this weekend’s Old Firm clash at Ibrox.
This has left a sour taste in the mouths of many with the large belief being that Brown deserved his red card with BBC pundit Steven Thompson stating Rangers fans would be furious at the “baffling decision.”
Now, former Hoops star Sutton would seem to agree and he himself has launched an attack at the SFA, stating “they are away with the fairies” and watching a different match to everyone else.
“Ridiculous decision,” started Sutton speaking on BT Sport on Friday evening.
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“I don’t understand. I don’t get it you know. This same panel, the (Rob) Kiernan punch earlier on in the season, what game of football do they watch? They’re away with the fairies.”
Brown was set to miss Celtic’s last weekend 2-0 victory over Rangers in the Scottish Cup semi-final, but the Hoops’ decision to appeal the red made him available and he ended up starring in the win.
Those associated with the Gers will now undoubtedly be disappointed that he will be able to play again this weekend, but it is still set to be an entertaining game with Celtic looking to complete the season unbeaten, while Rangers will be looking to make up ground on second placed Aberdeen.
In other Celtic news, Brendan Rodgers has slammed the quality of the Under-17 after the Hoops’ win against Rangers.