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Don Robertson strikes again as Greg Taylor suffers

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Last season two players were subjected to retrospective red cards and suspensions from the SFA following matches against Celtic. 

Calum Butcher on David Turnbull and Mouhamed Niang on Yosuke Ideguchi were punished by yellow cards while playing for Dundee United and Alloa Athletic against the hoops. Fortunately Turnbull avoided serious injury but Ideguchi was out of action for more than a month with his Celtic career still to get underway. 

On Saturday at Ross County the same referee, Don Robertson, was in charge. In many situations like that you’d over compensate, perhaps crack down with some early yellows or a red to show that last season’s incidents were out of character. Not Robertson. 

In the build up to Celtic’s opening goal Greg Taylor came very close to a brutal clash that could easily have broken his leg. 

Flying straight in to the Celtic defender a County player had left the ground with his left leg straight out towards his opponent with only rapid evasive action from Taylor preventing serious injury. 

Jota then created the opening goal for Kyogo, no action was taken against the County player as Celtic continued against 10 opponents. 

Robertson has been guilty of this before as this Twitter montage demonstrates. 

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3 comments

  • John mcghee says:

    Someone should take Dom scumhun Robertson out and break his leg see how that prick would like it RAT OF A REF SCUM.

  • Jack says:

    What should be highlighted to is the dry turf why sfa and spl allow this it should be well watered before and at interval we are there to watch fast passing football not look for ways of stopping it by interfereing with pitch no player and that is every player hates a pitch thats bone dry studs get stuck careerer over blayers couldnt even slide on knees that bad shame on any manager that allows it ot asks for it yes robertson has previous hope it gets pulled up terrible tackle celtic new man book for not moving nearly cost us a goal only way teams loke ross county score dead ball inyo area well drilled but malky should be ashamed of pitch not watered on day of game why is this not an issue livingstone kilmarnock are worst offenders and they are told by people that lay it to water it well always gappy when heavy rain before even during game there game plan goes out window watering these pitches is so important for football to move at speed dry pitch its kills good football wouldnt happen in any other league

    • SFATHENADIROFCHIFTINESS says:

      Jack,
      it would help greatly in understanding what you have written in your post if you could, every now and then, at your own discretion of course, just slow down and use the occasional full stop.

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