Date: 17th May 2019 at 8:05pm
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Celtic fans are looking for action from their club after a season of incredible disciplinary decisions from the SFA.

Jon Flanagan became the sixth opposition player to be offered a retrospective suspension by the SFA following matches against the hoops but became the first to successfully appeal against a ban.

Television evidence seemed clear cut that the former Liverpool defender had violently struck out at Scott Brown even though referee Kevin Clancy only awarded a yellow card.

When Flanagan was cited it sparked a predictably furious statement from Ibrox which broke new ground by claiming that Jozo Simunovic had committed a similar offence.

Incredibly the vigorous defence promised in the statement was successful today with Flanagan available to play against Kilmarnock on Sunday.

The main issue of concern for hoops fans is that opponents have been given the green light to strike out at Celtic players.

At Ibrox in December Alfredo Morelos struck out at Brown, Ryan Christie and Tony Ralston without even a yellow card.

With Clancy failing to properly punish Flanagan and the Appeal Panel doing likewise it seems that players have a better than even chance of escaping a red card for attacks on Celtic players.