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Hoops will defend their skipper after SFA charge

4th April 2019, 16:59 by Simon Barlow

Celtic will "vigorously" defend Scott Brown against charges brought against their captain for his actions after the Old Firm Derby.

The Celtic skipper could face a potential ban after being charged for not acting "in the best interests of Association Football".

Both rival clubs have been served notices of complaint after a mass confrontation of players at the end of the game.

Brown was also involved in a post-match exchange with Rangers' Andy Halliday, which led to the latter receiving a second booking and a red card.

The 33-year-old stood with arms aloft in front of the Rangers support before appearing to gesture in a provocative way as he made his way up the touchline.

Celtic have until April 10 to respond with a hearing scheduled to take place next month.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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