Date: 2nd October 2018 at 6:51pm
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Celtic fans are up in arms about the prospect of having their semi-final switched to with a lunchtime kick off.

Since last Thursday night hoops supporters have been making arrangement to be at Hampden for a 7.45pm kick off on Sunday October 28.

Neil Doncaster explained the reasoning. As well as being contractually obliged to Hampden Police Scotland were in agreement with playing both semi-finals on the same day at the same venue.

Sunday at 7.45pm was far from ideal but many long distance fans made arrangements, booked accommodation and travel and a favour or two from their boss.

Five days later it seems that there is no contractual obligation and Police Scotland actually have a few concerns about the scheduling announced last week.

Doncaster’s leadership has long been the subject of derision but generally for matters behind the scenes rather than out there in the front line.

His soul mate Stewart Regan departed the scene earlier this year on the back of Scotland’s farcical trips to Peru and Mexico.

Regardless of the outcome of the current talks Doncaster has to be removed from future decision making, whether the SPFL are contractually obliged to him or not.