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Polish referees withdraw help

Polish referees withdraw help

A late withdrawal of Polish replacement referees has hit the Scottish Football Associations plans to deal with a referees' strike this weekend.

Having arranged for three sets of officials to come across from Poland and other countries the SFA believed they had rescued eleven of the scheduled twenty Scottish fixtures.

However, the Polish SFA has now said their referees are in fact required in their own country.

Even so the SFA remains confident it can still cover ten matches and confirmed all six SPL matches will definitely go ahead as planned.

But this latest news has resulted in the postponement of the Morton v Falkirk clash at Cappielow Park, which took the number of games cancelled in Divisions One, Two and Three to ten.

The Scottish Cup tie between Annan Athletic and Brechin City was later postponed after a failed pitch inspection.

Latest News: Fraser Forster is planning on getting back to keeping a clean sheet against Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Celtic Park this weekend .... The Scottish Football Association's head of referee development Hugh Dallas will consider his own future over the next few days .... A late withdrawal of Polish replacement referees has hit the Scottish Football Associations plans to deal with a referees' strike this weekend .... Celtic manager Neil Lennon has likened his passion for the game to that of Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger .... Referees have refused to back down from their proposed strike this weekend despite 'constructive' talks with the Scottish Football Association .... The SFA has confirmed that an agreement has been reached with several European National Associations to provide match officials for this weekend's SPL programme .... Berwick Rangers manager Jimmy Crease has described his club's Scottish Cup fourth round meeting with Celtic as his biggest game ever .... Neil Lennon has admitted that he may have gone over the top on a few occasions this season .... Emilio Izaguirre has assured manager Neil Lennon that his form won't be dipping in the expected falling temperatures .... Greek international Georgios Samaras won't be signing a new deal at Celtic according to latest reports .... Paddy McCourt says he's ready to show manager Neil Lennon what he can do for the entire ninety minutes

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Writer:Vital Celtic
Date:Friday November 26 2010
Time: 3:36PM

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