Leicester fans chant anti-Celtic song - Hoops fans have last laugh

A group of Leicester City fans responded to the criticism of new manager Brendan Rodgers by chanting “we all hate Celtic” during their English Premier League clash with Watford.

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The Northern Irishman was widely condemned by the same group of supporters who once idolised him in Glasgow after he swapped Parkhead for the King Power Stadium in midweek.

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Banners at both Tynecastle and Easter Road criticised Rodgers for his decision to leave the club he claims to have supported all his life. A video also surfaced where Celtic fans were singing: “I hope you die in your sleep Brendan Rodgers... with a bullet from the IRA.”

During Rodgers first match, which they lost 2-1, Leicester fans tried to get a chant of “we all hate Celtic” started. A video of the song was later posted on social media.

Hoops fans, however, were far from impressed with the lack of atmosphere in the 10-second clip and ridiculed it on Twitter.

@JBr1977 said: “I could barely hear that for the rustling of crisp wrappers and people sipping their lattes.”

@_andrewh1967 sarcastically added: “Best atmosphere av seen in long time.”

Brendan Rodgers consoles Wes Morgan after Leicester City's 2-1 defeat at Watford. Picture: AFP/Getty

While @VinnyCSC said: “As a Celtic fan I can say that really hurts! 4 guys at a wee stadium somewhere don’t like us?”