Old Firm Drama: Celtic Fans Unite in Criticism of Rangers’ Cantwell

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The Incident at Ibrox

In the heated aftermath of the 3-3 draw between Glasgow giants Rangers and Celtic, footage has captured a contentious incident involving Rangers’ Todd Cantwell and Celtic’s Callum McGregor. The clash, which occurred at the iconic Ibrox Stadium, became the flashpoint for a larger on-pitch altercation between players from both teams, although the situation was quickly defused following the match’s conclusion.

League Standings Post-Derby

The intense stalemate leaves Celtic narrowly perched at the top of the Scottish Premiership, with just a one-point lead over their arch-rivals. Despite the draw, the tension remains high as Rangers hold an advantageous game in hand, keeping the title race finely poised.

Fan Reactions to Cantwell’s Conduct

Supporters of Celtic have taken to social media platforms in droves to express their disapproval of Cantwell’s behavior at the end of the game. The 26-year-old midfielder, who was substituted on with just over 20 minutes to play, has been criticized for his performance and his alleged role in instigating the post-match fracas.

Performance Under Scrutiny

Cantwell’s time on the pitch was marred by a lackluster display, where he completed only 64% of his passes and lost the ball on 10 separate occasions. This underwhelming performance, paired with the controversial incident, has made him the subject of much ire from the Celtic faithful.

Accusations and Calls for Action

The Celtic fanbase has been vocal in their accusations, with many suggesting that Cantwell was the sole instigator in the clash with McGregor. Some fans have gone as far as to call for retrospective action against the Rangers player for what they perceive as violent conduct.

Transfer Speculations Amidst the Controversy

Amidst the fallout from the Old Firm derby, there are whispers of a potential sensational move to England for both Celtic and Rangers players. This news adds yet another layer of intrigue to the already captivating narrative of one of football’s most storied rivalries.

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