The Serbian champions arrived in Glasgow in defiant mood ahead of the first leg at Ibrox following reports of a hooligan element within their support and club bosses are also unhappy at comments made by Rangers´ American winger DaMarcus Beasley, who claimed recently that he was subjected to racial abuse during a previous visit to Belgrade with PSV Eindhoven.
But Red Star board member - and Serbian Football Association official - Dobrivoje Tanasijevic insisted: "We are sports participants, we are not sports hooligans. We have not created hooliganism - it was created in other countries and brought to us."
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