Scottish fans earn rebuke from Irish FA

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IRISH Football Association chief executive Howard Wells has branded some members of the Tartan Army disrespectful for jeering his country's national anthem.

Wednesday's rendition of God Save the Queen at the friendly between Scotland and Northern Ireland witnessed loud booing at Hampden.

The IFA has decided not to complain to Fifa over the issue, and Scotland will escape any formal punishment, but Wells claims he was shocked by the booing. "It caught me unaware," he said. I thought in the spirit of a friendly match that sort of thing wouldn't have happened."

The SFA issued a statement claiming it was "disappointed" in the actions of a section of the Scotland support.