Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Lennon charged over touchline ban

Lennon charged over touchline ban

<div style='background-color: #0B610B;'><a href='' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been charged by the SFA for breaching his touchline suspension during the recent defeat at Motherwell.

Lennon was ruled to have entered the 'playing zone' within the minimum required fifteen minutes of the final whistle, which he wasn't permitted to do under his current three-game ban imposed for using offensive language.

A hearing has now been set for Thursday 23th May, just three days before Celtic face Hibernian in the Scottish Cup final. That could in turn witness Lennon confined to the stands at Hampden Park.

The latest incident occurred after Lennon was angered as referee Euan Norris awarded the Fir Park side a penalty following Charlie Mulgrew's challenge on goalscorer Henrik Ojamaa during the 3-1 defeat.


Join The Vital Debate

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Friday May 3 2013
Time: 8:19PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Celtic Articles

Rodgers wants final victory

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has told his side to now go out and win the Scottish League Cup following their late 1-0 victory against Old Firm rivals Rangers.

Rangers 0 Celtic 1

Celtic will meet Aberdeen in the Scottish League Cup final following their late victory over rivals Rangers.

Leading scorer Moussa Dembele provided the defining moment of the contest with only around three minutes remaining.

Midfielder Tom Rogic had seen an early attempt deflected behind while Rangers' Barrie McKay was booked for simulation after Jozo Simunovic's challenge inside the area.

Scott Sinclair was then released by Dembele but denied by the legs of goalkeeper Matt

Stats: Rangers v Celtic

All the stats from Rangers (0) vs (1) Celtic, Hampden Park, Sun 23rd Oct 2.15pm Att: 50,697

Team Line-Ups: Rangers v Celtic

Team line-ups for Rangers v Celtic in the Scottish League Cup semi-final at Hampden Park (kick-off 2.15pm).

Archived Vital Celtic Articles

Vital Celtic articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Brendan Rodgers the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Celtic
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 8 7 1 0 22 18
2 Aberdeen 9 5 3 1 18 9
3 Hearts 9 5 2 2 17 9
4 St. Johnstone 10 5 2 3 17 3
5 Rangers 9 4 3 2 15 0
6 Inverness 10 2 4 4 10 -5
7 Ross County 10 2 4 4 10 -6
8 Kilmarnock 10 2 4 4 10 -10
9 Motherwell 9 2 3 4 9 -3
10 Hamilton 9 1 5 3 8 -4
11 Partick 9 1 4 4 7 -4
12 Dundee 10 1 3 6 6 -7
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Celtic Results (view all)

Celtic Fixtures (view all)

Oct 29 2016 12:00PM : Aberdeen (a)
Scottish Premiership
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Inverness Caledonian Thistle (H)
Scottish Premiership
Nov 18 2016 7:45PM : Kilmarnock (a)
Scottish Premiership
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : St Johnstone (H)
Scottish Premiership
Dec 3 2016 12:15PM : Motherwell (a)
Scottish Premiership
Dec 9 2016 7:45PM : Partick Thistle (a)
Scottish Premiership

Vital Members League Table

Write for Vital Football