Mark Connolly Has Been Handed A Suspended Two Match Ban By The SFA For Breaching Coronavirus Rules

Mark Connolly Has Been Handed A Suspended Two Match Ban By The SFA For Breaching Coronavirus Rules

Dundee United defender Mark Connolly was subject of an internal investigation by his club after an alleged incident following a night out.

In a statement, the SFA detailed the two rules broken by Connolly.

Disciplinary Rule 24 – A recognised football body, club, official, Team Official or other member of Team Staff, player, match official or other person under the jurisdiction of the Scottish FA shall be subject to and shall comply with the Articles, the Laws of the Game and the rules, procedures and regulations, bye-laws and Decisions of the Scottish FA.

Disciplinary Rule 77 – A recognised football body, club, official, Team Official, other member of Team Staff, player, match official or other person under the jurisdiction of the Scottish FA shall, at all times, act in the best interests of Association Football.

Furthermore such person or body shall not act in any manner which is improper or use any one, or a combination of, violent Conduct, serious foul play, threatening, abusive, indecent or insulting words or behaviour.

Outcome: Suspension of 2 matches. These 2 matches are suspended until 31 March 2021 and will take effect only in the event that the player breaches Disciplinary Rules 24 and/or 77 during that time period.

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