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Dundee fans chant ‘Lizzie’s in a box’ during Rangers’ silence for the Queen

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A section of Dundee United fans were heard chanting "Lizzie's in a box" while the Ibrox stadium fell silent ahead of their match against Glasgow Rangers.

A vocal group of fans in the away end broke out in a brazen chorus as they chanted loudly "Lizzie's in a box" during the minute's silence before the Scottish Premiership match between the two sides.

Grounds up and down the country will be falling silent before matches this weekend as the Queen is remembered following her death last week, with the funeral for the 96-year-old taking place on Monday, September 19.

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Despite fans across the country wanting to pay respects to Her Majesty, some of the Terrors fans proved to be disruptive as Rangers fans broke out into boos after the display from the away section. Earlier this week Rangers went against UEFA's request for the side to not sing the national anthem ahead of their clash against Napoli in the Champions League, with the organisation now looking to take disciplinary action.

The chant came after Sky Sports reportedly told production staff that the crowd noise should be turned down if Celtic fans use offensive chants about the Queen during their match against St Mirren on Sunday, September 18, the day before the monarch's state funeral.

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BT Sport was forced to apologise after the broadcaster's TV cameras picked up a banner which read "F*** THE CROWN" during the Hoops' 1-1 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.

Sky reportedly want to avoid a similar incident, with the Daily Mail reporting earlier today that staff have been told should the crowd break out in offensive chants the sound levels will either be turned down or individual microphones will be muted.

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