By Frank McAvennie

22nd Feb, 2021 | 8:00pm

McAvennie: I'm 'sick' of Sturgeon & what she's said about Rangers, she 'hates football & drinking'

Frank McAvennie has no time for Nicola Sturgeon who doesn’t like football and has made that abundantly clear in her recent rhetoric towards Rangers.

The ex-Celtic striker spoke exclusively to Football Insider after a week in which the First Minister of Scotland has made waves in the world of football.

Sturgeon has publicly criticised both Rangers and Celtic for their respective Covid-19 scandals, showing the game a “yellow card” after Celtic’s controversial trip to Dubai.

After five Rangers players were caught flouting coronavirus protocols on 13 February, Sturgeon demanded that Scottish football “get its house in order.”

McAvennie has grown increasingly frustrated with Sturgeon in recent times and his anger at the First Minister is evident.

He told Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs: “I dunno what she’s gonna do. I see her on television, she’s on every day. I’m sick of her, to be honest with you.

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“She’ll never take the blame for anything. But she loves getting involved in football. She doesn’t even like football, she hates it.

“She doesn’t like football or drinking, so there you go. What chance have you got?

“The football sayings, ‘yellow card,’ and all that rubbish she comes out with…

“But I’m glad the authorities have clamped down on it. The players will get fined by the club. Move on.

“As long as they haven’t come into contact with anyone else. If they have, then they need to be honest with it because Celtic have lost two games because of it.”

Celtic’s loss to Ross County on Sunday evening meant Rangers kept their 18 point lead atop the Scottish Premiership.

That means that Gers could win the title with a draw at Celtic Park if the two sides match eachother’s records in the two games before the Old Firm clash on 21 March.

In other news, a top finance expert had lauded Rangers after the club secured a new commercial partnership.