Scotland fans seamlessly switch to supporting England

THE Tartan Army have confirmed that now Scotland have been knocked out of the Euros they will be backing England all the way. 

Following Scotland’s one-nil exit to Hungary last night, which once again affirmed the link between bagpipes and tragedy, football fans north of the border have turned to their second favourite team.

Bill McKay of Stirling said: “Ah, it’s a shame the boys didn’t make it all the way, but at least all true Scotsmen have a back-up side. That’s the magic of being Team GB.

“No more Billy Gilmour and John McGinn for me. As of today, I’m all about Harry Kane and John Stones, and I truly believe they can go all the way and bring the trophy home. I hope they bring it up here for us all to have a look at, I’d suggest Glasgow.

“Aye, Scotland is where my heart is, but I’m no an idiot. My head says England have the better players if they can find a partner for Declan Rice in midfield. It’s the same reason I voted against independence: clear, rational self-interest.

“Come on England, you’re being roared on by every one of us up here. Why wouldn’t we? We’re close neighbours and good friends.”

England fan Nathan Muir said: “So once Scotland are out, their fans support us? So that’s why we always lose.”

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