Rangers winger Michael O'Halloran suffers sectarian abuse

Rangers winger Michael O'Halloran has suffered sectarian abuse on social media after the footballer was pictured at a Catholic church on Monday.

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O’Halloran was visiting the Holy Family RC Mossend in Lanarkshire to speak with young people in the local community.

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The church shared an image of the 27-year-old on their Facebook page alongside the comment: “Delighted to have Rangers striker Michael O’Halloran join us today in Holy Family to talk about his time at Catholic school.”

Rangers winger Michael O'Halloran. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

This led to some disgraceful comments from fans on Twitter. User @Smiffy54AC wrote: “So Michael O’Halloran had a nice wee scummy t***y p**e day out. That’s nice. Fenian b***ard.”

Another, @John1Mack, added: “Always knew he was a fenian mhanky b***ard.”

There was a backlash to the abuse with one user asking: “Who actually cares? Grow up.”