Rangers should be punished after police update on Celtic controversy

By Gabriel Agbonlahor

9th Apr, 2022 | 9:00am

Rangers facing strong punishment after police update on Celtic controversy - Agbonlahor

Rangers should be punished for the behaviour of their fans during the 2-1 loss to Celtic last Sunday (3 April), according to Gabby Agbonlahor.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the ex-Aston Villa and England attacker was stunned glass was snuck into Ibrox and thrown at Celtic staff and into the penalty area.

Sky Sports relayed a police statement on Friday (8 April) that confirmed a 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged for throwing glass that resulted in injuries that required treatment.

The second half was delayed due to the glass in Joe Hart’s goalmouth.

The disruption did not stop Celtic from winning the game and creating a six-point gap at the top of the Scottish Premierhsip.

Agbonlahor told Football Insider correspondent Connor Whitley: “I think Rangers should be punished for allowing glass to be in the stadium.

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“I don’t get it. I don’t understand how glass can even be in the stadium. If you’re selling drinks it should be in plastic cups. Plastic bottles are bad enough but they are allowed.

“To have glass in the stadium someone must have brought it in in their bag or pocket. It was pre-meditated because they are not selling glass beers at football stadiums. Maybe they need to look at their security.

“The Rangers fans that did it, it shows how daft they are because it’s not just the goalkeeper that goes in the penalty area. What about your striker sliding for a shot? He’s going to have glass in his back or his legs. It shows there’s no common sense.”

In other news, an Ibrox source has revealed Rangers plan to let a loan star go as the move turns sour.