Banner aimed at former Celtic boss ‘wasn’t right,’ – McFadden

According to Scotland assistant boss James McFadden, a particular banner raised by fans of Celtic criticizing departed manager Brendan Rodgers was wrong.

Supporters took to Tynecastle on Wednesday evening for Celtic’s away match, armed with a big banner with the inscription: ‘You traded immortality for mediocrity. Never a Celt, always a fraud.’

The Celtic fans were venting their displeasure following the exit of the former Liverpool boss midway through the campaign, in order to assume the vacant position at Leicester following the departure of Claude Puel.

Speaking to Premier League Broadcast Partners Sky Sports, He condemned the sight of the huge banner but sympathized with the supporters of Celtic for the way in which the Northern Irish tactician left the Scottish club.

Celtic won 2-1 in the game away to rivals Hearts, in what happened to be the first game in charge for returning boss Neil Lennon, who was appointed manager on a temporary basis until the end of the current season.

Celtic FC still top of the log of the Scottish Premiership with an eight-point comfortable lead, after 28 games played.

Neil Lennon was appointed after former Liverpool tactician Brendan Rodgers joined former Premier League champions Leicester City.

This is an unlikely come back to Parkhead for the tactician nearly five years since he left the Scottish side following a remarkable four-year stint in charge.

John Kennedy link up with him as assistant head coach and former Chelsea attacker Damien Duff his first team coach.

Neil Lennon spent a tough two years at English side Bolton after leaving Scotland before taking over Scottish side Hibernian in 2016. In his previous spell here, he won three Scottish league titles and two domestic Cups between 2010 and 2014.

Rodgers has replaced Claude Puel at King Power Stadium on a three-season deal until the summer of 2022.


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