Motherwell chief executive Alan Burrows has reacted on Twitter after former Celtic star Alan Thompson complained about the Steelemen’s celebrations after Helicopter Sunday – as the Fir Park supremo made feelings perfectly clear.

Thompson played for the Parkhead side in 2005 as a late double from Celtic-supporting Aussie Scott McDonald sent the helicopter containing the league trophy changing direction and heading for Leith as Skippy’s double crowned Rangers as champions.

In his autobiography, serialised in the Scottish Sun, Thompson complains that the Motherwell players celebrated the 2-1 win over Celtic as though they had won the title themselves, leaving Burrows in tears on social media.

“The league was coming back to Celtic Park until the 88th minute when self-confessed Celtic fanatic Scott McDonald scored, then bagged another in the 90th minute to hand Rangers the title,” Thompson wrote.

“It was utter devastation. I’ve had lows in football but this was something from out of this world. I’d never seen or felt anything like it.

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“I can understand ex-Rangers man Terry Butcher going nuts as the Motherwell boss, but McDonald celebrated like he’d just won the league. He went crazy with joy when thousands of Celtic supporters were on the floor in tears.

“The way Motherwell celebrated was an absolute disgrace. There was no respect. It was like they won that title. Back at Easter Road, Marvin Andrews said God was behind us losing the league in the last two minutes of the season.

“I don’t know what God was playing at if that was true. It was a stake through the heart to all of us on that pitch at Fir Park.  The way Motherwell celebrated was an absolute disgrace. There was no respect. It was like they won that title.

“Back at Easter Road, Marvin Andrews said God was behind us losing the league in the last two minutes of the season.

“I don’t know what God was playing at if that was true. It was a stake through the heart to all of us on that pitch at Fir Park.”

16 years on, Burrows responded on Twitter with a laughing emoji and a facepalm emoji as he enjoyed a laugh at Thompson’s complaints.

Unsurprisingly, Motherwell aren’t exactly apologetic over their role in denying Celtic the title and playing their part in one of the most talked-about title triumphs in recent memory in Scotland.

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