Date: 13th February 2018 at 2:14pm
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Celtic engaged in some trolling of Old Firm rivals Rangers with the programme cover for Thursday’s Europa League clash with Zenit St. Petersburg by “celebrating” the Russians’ UEFA Cup final win over the Gers in 2008 – and Gers fans quickly hit back with a few jibes of their own.

Zenit beat the Light Blues in Manchester to secure their only European success so far and Celtic’s match programme design caught the Russians’ eye when it featured their old club badge.

After joking on Twitter that Celtic had to fix it or they would “fix the tournament,” Celtic’s official Twitter account quickly explained the reason behind using their old crest – paying tribute to their “greatest” European triumph.

Rangers fans quickly hit back at their rivals with one calling the Hoops the “kings of administrative knockouts” after making complaints in recent years over eligiblity of players involved against them in Europe.

Here are some of their comments

The Scottish champions finished third in their Champions League group to secure a place in the Europa League and will be hoping to make some progress after being on the end of some particularly heavy European defeats in the last few seasons.

Brendan Rodgers’ side will be desperate to secure a decent result at home in the first-leg to stand any chance of making it to the next round.

In other Celtic news, Stan Collymore has made a brutally honest admission about the Gers and bitter rivals Celtic.

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