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Former Celtic Goalkeeper Artur Boruc Leads Legia Warsaw Chants Against Rangers At Ibrox

Former Celtic Goalkeeper Artur Boruc Leads Legia Warsaw Chants Against Rangers At Ibrox

Celtic legend Artur Boruc joined thousands of Legia Warsaw fans in the Ibrox away end during the club's Europa League play-off tie against Rangers.

The former Poland international, who made over 150 appearances for Celtic during a five year spell at the club, was pictured with a megaphone on Thursday night as he started chants.

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Boruc remains a popular figure among Hoops fans and these images will only help his cause.



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On the subject of Legia Warsaw fans, the club could be hit with a fine by UEFA after the game at Ibrox was called to a halt after supporters let off flares in the away section.

They also unfurled a banner of Pope John Paul II, who was himself a pole, as Rangers fans face a charge after singing sectarian chants.

The Scottish Premiership side progressed to the Europa League group stage after a last minute winner from striker Alfredo Morelos sealed a huge 1-0 win for Steven Gerrard's men.

After the final whistle, the 39-year-old, former Liverpool midfielder said he had to "provoke" his players at half-time to find the win.

"I had to go for them at half-time. In the first half we never went into top gear," Gerrard told RangersTV.

"We had the handbrake and seatbelts on. They needed to be provoked and I got the reaction I wanted because second half we took the shackles off and really went for Legia."

He continued, saying: "Then it was about people stepping up for moments of quality and Jordan Jones provided it with an exquisite cross and Alfredo does what he does, scoring goals.

"The players deserve all the plaudits. I've just had to get myself off the ceiling."

Thoughts on Thursday's game against Legia? Can Rangers challenge for the Europa League this season?

Let us know in the comments.

Topics: Football News, Celtic, Football, Europa League, Goalkeeper, Rangers

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some huge names in the world of sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport, but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

 

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