Celtic Park could be used as a mass vaccination centre as Scotland rolls out its Covid 19 vaccination plan – and Rangers fans were left in stitches after it was reported they’d offered it up last month, hours after Rangers confirmed Ibrox would be offered for use.

The Gers confirmed on Twitter that the club had contacted the Government and First Minister to offer Ibrox up hours before reports started appearing Celtic had made a similar offer.

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Celtic Park – minus the barriers used to stop fans getting at the players. (Photo by Craig Williamson/SNS Group via Getty Images)

A spokesman for Celtic told the Scottish Sun they were “pleased” to make the offer, but Rangers fans were far from convinced by the timing of it.

“We were pleased a number of weeks ago to offer Celtic Park to support in the vaccine effort.

“We have worked tirelessly to support those affected by the pandemic, with over £1million in support already distributed to people in need.”

While it should be made clear that making facilities available should be congratulated, the timing does seem a bit suspect with it coming just hours after Rangers’ announcement.

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Given the negative PR surrounding the Parkhead side and their shameful trip to Dubai, it’s exactly the sort of information that gets ‘leaked’ in response to try fight some of the publicity fires.

Rangers fans very much saw the funny side of the timing as they took to Twitter – with one mockingly calling them “a club like no other.”

Here are some of the comments from Rangers fans on Twitter:

 

Here’s how Rangers supporters reacted to the news that the SFA will not be investigating Celtic for Covid-19 breaches during their trip to Dubai.

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