Date: 22nd August 2019 at 1:02pm
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Celtic TV are playing up the Tom Boyd factor in their coverage of tonight’s Europa League Play Off against AIK.

The former Celtic skipper was at the centre of a storm over the weekend when he was highly critical of John Beaton’s decision not to award Celtic a penalty for handball in the Betfred Cup tie against Dunfermline.

Boyd made his comments on the subscription service which broadcast the match outside the UK and Ireland but following media protests the SFA have claimed that they will investigate those comments.

Despite winning 72 caps for Scotland and living within easy reach of their Glasgow studios Boyd is very rarely called on to share his views with mainstream media outlets.

No formal charge has been made following Saturday’s comments with the SFA being put into a lose-lose position.

If they decide to make any charge it will be contested strongly by Celtic, if they chose not to go further they will come in for criticism with BBC Scotland leading the attacks.