Watch: Shay Logan sent off after gesturing towards Celtic fans

Shay Logan was shown a straight red card by referee Craig Thomson in the immediate aftermath of Aberdeen's 1-0 victory over Celtic.

Aberdeen's Shay Logan is sent off after the final whistle by referee Craig Thomson. Picture: SNS

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After Thomson flashed the red card, Logan continued to gesture to Celtic fans as he headed up the tunnel.

It is believed the sending off was for a previous incident where the defender clashed with Mikael Lustig.

There has been a mutual dislike between Logan and the Parkhead faithful since the Englishman was victim of racial abuse by Celtic’s Aleksandar Tonev during a league game in 2014.

Tonev received a seven-game ban for the incident, though he was publicly backed by the club who believed the player’s innocence.

Following the conclusion of the game, Logan tweeted a photo of himself and captain Graeme Shinnie, who himself had been the subject of ire from the hosts due to a hard foul on Scott Brown.

Shay Logan with team-mate Graeme Shinnie. Picture: Twitter

He wrote: “Did somebody order some angels? Well here u go, 2 angels. @Shinzzaa n Logie bear. Some people really don’t like loosing. Love me or hate, who actually gives a f***.”