Israel conflict sees Celtic fans grasp political nettle once again

The club faces a Uefa disciplinary process over the flying of the Palestinian flag, but supporters and former bosses argue politics and sport are intricately connected

Celtic fans fly Palestinian flags: the club faces a Uefa disciplinary process but supporters argue Celtic was founded on politics

“My position is that Celtic has always been political. It was founded on politics, and a subject like Palestine, which is about life and death, is more important than football.”

That’s the view of David Low, chair of investment firm Lowdit Partners, who is a lifelong Celtic supporter, a former director of the club, and the former chairman of the supporters’ trust that owns a chunk of its shares.

There had been plenty examples of ...