Quantcast
Latest News

SFA cave in to Ibrox pressure over Morelos yellow card

|
Image for SFA cave in to Ibrox pressure over Morelos yellow card

The SFA has thrown under a bus by overturning the yellow card that he issued to Alfredo Morelos following an appeal.

It took less than 48 hours for the SFA to deal with the incident from start to finish. Twenty days ago, five Ibrox Covidiots were issued with Fixed Penalties by Police with no action taken by the SFA. James Tavernier currently has a sore leg.

Morelos was booked shortly before half-time against Livi for taking a tumble after being confronted by the home goalkeeper. It probably wasn’t a booking and it probably wasn’t a penalty. Any contact involved was greatly exaggerated by the Colombian.

At half time in the match marched onto the pitch and launched an expletive laden attack on Beaton, a member of the Lanarkshire Referee Association groomed by Hugh Dallas.

The incident was beamed worldwide by Sports projecting a terrible image of Scottish football to many including younger who view Mister Gerrard as some sort of role model.

So far this season the Ibrox club haven’t had a penalty awarded against them in 31 SPFL matches or conceded a penalty. Three times, including Morelos twice, retrospective red cards have issued by the Compliance Officer following made by match officials. In all three games the Ibrox club won by a single goal.

Related posts

Share this article

Online and independent- the only way to be. Enjoying instant news access and reaction, following the trends if not an influencer!