There comes a time in every Celtic fan’s life when the urge to blurt out Sevco in defiance of The Rangers becomes so overwhelming, you’ll risk public humiliation to do so.

After Rangers secured safe passage to the Europa League last 16, there were plenty of hurting hoops fans out there to supplement the wave of buoyant Bears.

But just when it looked like they’d keep their seethe confined to their own forums and fan pages, up steps UEFA.

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The European game’s governing body took to Twitter to congratulate Rangers for qualifying for the last 16 knockout round of the Europa League for the first time in nine years.

Now everyone knows The Rangers, formerly known as Sevco, were only formed around eight years ago.

How could the governing body of the European game get it so wrong, yet Declan from Coatbridge get it so right?

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It’s one of life’s eternal questions: Why do we exist? What does it mean to be “good”? Why were Rangers awarded a UEFA license in 2011 before their eventual demise and return as Sevco in 2012?

The Rangers fans travelled in their numbers to watch the Ibrox club defeat Portugal. (Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

All the big ones.

A fine array of outspoken Sevcoholics triumphantly took centre stage in a collectively bitter response to UEFA’s tweet on Rangers.

Here’s the best of them:

 

Absolutely tremendous stuff.

Did you also catch the Rangers Twitter account owning the social media platform in the wake of the victory over Braga [Rangers]?

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