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SPFL charges Celtic and Aberdeen over Covid-19 protocol breaches

The Scottish FA and the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) have opened disciplinary proceedings against Aberdeen and Celtic for alleged breaches of Covid-19 protocol.

Multiple matches were forced to be postponed after a group of eight Aberdeen players and Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli were alleged to have violated disciplinary rules.

A hearing has been set for August 28 to adjudicate the matter.

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"Following investigation, the SPFL has opened separate disciplinary proceedings against each of Aberdeen FC and Celtic FC for alleged breaches of the SPFL’s Covid-19 – Requirements and Testing Regulation," a SPFL statement read.