East Fife mock Celtic and Rangers Colt plans in April Fool's jibe

East Fife have poked fun at Celtic and Rangers’ plans to enter Colt teams into League Two next season in a pointed April Fool’s joke.

East Fife have made fun of the Celtic and Rangers Colt proposals in an April Fool's joke.
East Fife have made fun of the Celtic and Rangers Colt proposals in an April Fool's joke.

The Glasgow sides are hoping to enter reserve sides into a revamped 16-team fourth tier with two sides from both the Lowland and Highland League also joining.

The plans will be put to the SPFL and Scottish FA before clubs are asked to vote on them.

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However, East Fife have ridiculed the proposals in an April 1st jibe with the club putting out a fake statement claiming they will be entering their own Colt team into League Two next season.

A message posted on the club’s official Twitter account stated: “BREAKING NEWS. East Fife FC are delighted to announce, that starting from next season (2021/22), East Fife U20's will be rebranded to East Fife FC - Colts. The EF Colts will start next season straight into an expanded @spfl League 2.”

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