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Glasgow Rangers: Fans fume at reports that Old Firm derby could be postponed

Glasgow Rangers: Fans fume at reports that Old Firm derby could be postponed - Rangers News

A number of Glasgow Rangers fans have been fuming over reports that the first Old Firm derby of the season could be postponed.

Glasgow Times reported that the fixture, currently scheduled for Saturday 17 October, could be cancelled amid rising concerns over the increasing spread of the global pandemic, with UK government officials set to discuss the possibility of fresh lockdown measures in Scotland.

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday warned that ‘additional restrictions’ are likely to be imposed in the coming days, with reports of a potential ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown over the upcoming October holidays, at the end of which the Celtic v Rangers clash is scheduled for Parkhead.

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According to Glasgow Times, public health officials are concerned that large groups of supporters could gather to watch the game on TV or go to the stadium on the day of the match. As things stand, all Premiership fixtures are being played behind closed doors.

These ‘Gers fans on Twitter were raging over the reports of the derby’s potential cancellation and feel that it should go ahead as scheduled just like other top-flight fixtures:

https://twitter.com/Baldy_Barisic/status/1308367114215059456

‘Gers fans, will you be annoyed if the derby is moved from its scheduled date of 17 October? Comment below with your views!


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