Twenty-three days after they were issued with Fixed Penalties for attending a house party the SFA has finally decided to charge Nathan Patterson and his four Covidiot friends.
The case will be heard on March 25. Patterson has played in SPFL Premiership matches against Livingston and St Mirren.
In sharp contrast, earlier in the season Celtic had two matches postponed and Boli Bolingoli charged by the SFA within five days of the defender taking a trip to Spain and not self-isolating on return.
As recently as November the SFA had a fairly efficient. On November 2, the day after Scot Arfield’s 32nd birthday Jordan Jones and George Edmundson were caught at a house party and issued with Fixed Penalties. TWO DAYS later they were charged by the SFA.
It is highly unlikely that Celtic or any other club will ask any questions about the delay in charging the Ibrox Covidiots but the clue may be in James Tavernier’s sore leg.
Fixed Penalty November 2
— Daily Record Sport (@Record_Sport) November 4, 2020
Bolingoli’s trip comes to light on August 9
Following the announcement today that #CelticFC’s next two SPFL Premiership matches, against St Mirren on Wednesday and Aberdeen on Saturday have been postponed, our next fixture will be the #UCL first qualifying round tie against KR Reykjavik.
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) August 11, 2020