Lawwell 'embarrassed' by songs

14 October 2011 12:35
Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell has vowed to stamp out pro-IRA chants among supporters after being "inundated" with complaints.[LNB] Speaking at Friday's AGM at Celtic Park, Lawwell warned fans they were putting the club's reputation at risk.[LNB]Lothian and Borders Police confirmed they had launched an investigation into allegations of the "singing of sectarian songs" following Celtic's 2-0 defeat by Hearts on October 2.[LNB]Lawwell said: "Chants glorifying the Provisional IRA are totally unacceptable.[LNB]"One, it is wrong, and it is an embarrassment to the club and embarrassment to the majority of supporters.[LNB]"We were inundated by complaints from our own fans after the game at Tynecastle.[LNB]"We have dealt with it at Celtic Park and we will do all we can to make sure it doesn't happen home or away.[LNB]"We don't want it, we don't need it.[LNB]"We have the best supporters in the world and hold that reputation dear."[LNB]

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