Celtic FC News: SFA have charged Celtic skipper Scott Brown following his celebrations in the Old Firm Derby claims The Sun.
Sunday’s Old Firm derby at Celtic Park was witness to some feisty moments as the Bhoys overcame Rangers 2-1.
Gers striker, Alfredo Morelos, was the first to receive a red card for lashing out at Brown.
Ryan Kent also showcased some aggression against the Hoops midfielder by elbowing him, but the officials didn’t spot the incident at that time.
Morelos, Kent, and Steven Gerrard have been handed with suspension as a result of their actions on Sunday.
Now, SFA has charged Brown after finding out the Scotsman’s celebration on Sunday proved to be a little over the top.
He has been charged under Rule 77 which adrresses ‘not acting in the best interests of football’.(h/t The Sun)
The 33-year-old is due to have his hearing on May 2 and would be handed a two-match ban if he were ever to be found guilty.
The Light Blues manager said that the hosts played the
Gerrard will be barred from the dugout in the next game as he was found charged for making comments to the official Bobby Madden.
In defense of the Celts, they seemed disappointed with SFA’s decision; one of the
Neil Lennon, the interim manager, is enjoying a fine period since being at the helm, leading his side to five wins.
Sunday’s win would definitely enhance his chances to continue as the Hoops gaffer on a permanent basis.
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