Celtic should be demoted all the best way right down to the underside division of the Scottish Soccer League, a livid Adrian Durham believes.
Little has gone proper for the Hoops on the pitch this season, having exited the Champions League qualifiers after which Europa League with a whimper whereas in addition they discover themselves a good distance behind Rangers within the Scottish Premiership.
And Celtic have hit the headlines for all of the fallacious causes attributable to issues off the pitch currently.
They’ve been embroiled in a disagreement with the Scottish Authorities after it was determined the gamers and training workers would go on a heat climate coaching journey to Dubai because the UK entered its newest coronavirus lockdown.
They had been with out a variety of first-team gamers – in addition to supervisor Neil Lennon – for his or her first match again in Scotland attributable to one optimistic COVID check within the squad, and so they subsequently drew the sport with Hibs earlier this week.
And there’s been extra dangerous press for the Scottish champions because it emerged the membership’s Below-18 aspect have now been furloughed.
Celtic’s chief govt Peter Lawwell has since admitted that the controversial journey to Dubai was a ‘mistake’ however Durham thinks the membership hasn’t been taught an acceptable lesson.
The talkSPORT host believes Celtic ought to be DEMOTED to Scottish League Two, one thing their Glasgow rivals Rangers needed to do in 2012 after experiencing crippling monetary issues.
Responding to former Hoops striker Andy Walker’s suggestion Celtic are ‘out of contact’, a livid Durham mentioned: “So out of contact.
“And should you don’t suppose you’re not listening to appropriately, it’s appropriate. After a 200 grand journey to Dubai, for a bunch of losers to snort within the face of a Scotland that has been decimated by COVID, Celtic are actually getting the taxpayer to pay for his or her youth squad.
“Within the meantime, Rangers have opened up Ibrox as a vaccination centre!
“Am I proper in pondering Scotland has had sufficient of Celtic Soccer Membership? In the entire scheme of issues, what Celtic are doing now could be far, far worse, way more insulting to the followers and to soccer and to the entire nation than something Rangers did 9 years in the past.
“So wouldn’t it’s simply becoming, wouldn’t it’s proper, to demote Celtic to Scottish League Two in spite of everything this nonsense?
“Punish them for bringing the sport into disrepute, exhibiting contempt for the very folks whose cash retains the membership entering into regular occasions.
“Who’s with me? Demote Celtic to Scottish League Two, are you with me, Darren [Gough, Durham’s co-host]? It’s disgraceful behaviour from what’s meant to be a giant soccer membership.”
Goughie agreed with Durham that it was ‘disgraceful’ from Celtic, however doesn’t imagine they need to go all the best way down.
Rangers followers might take much less persuading, nevertheless…