Allan McGregor: Rangers goalkeeper fails in violent conduct appeal

Lewis Ferguson (left) was as soon as left preserving his leg after a collision with McGregor

Allan McGregor will omit Rangers’ next two matches after failing in his allure in opposition to a violent conduct payment.

McGregor, 37, was as soon as deemed to procure kicked out at Aberdeen’s Lewis Ferguson within the perimeters’ Premiership meeting final week.

The Scotland goalkeeper challenged the dedication, but it undoubtedly was as soon as upheld at a hearing – attended by the participant – on Wednesday at Hampden.

McGregor will omit St Johnstone’s stir to on Saturday and the Scottish Cup fourth-round replay in opposition to Kilmarnock.

The Ibrox aspect additionally misplaced their allure in opposition to the red card shown to Alfredo Morelos within the 4-2 draw shut at Pittodrie final Wednesday.

  • McGregor hearing delayed by a day
  • Morelos banned for three games
  • Morelos off as Rangers beat Aberdeen

McGregor ‘likes to go a minute bit on you’ – prognosis

Primitive Rangers striker Billy Dodds on Sportsound:

I know Allan McGregor correctly. He’s a factual lad but he has developed a behavior of selecting up the ball and shoulder-charging of us. He likes to go a minute bit on you. It’s the first time I procure seen him enact that with his foot. I procure they’ve known because it precisely.

Primitive Celtic striker Scott McDonald on Sportsound:

Anyplace else on the realm it’s a straight red card. It’s endangering an opponent. He has already bought the ball in his arms and he has long gone in with a straight leg. Lewis Ferguson is a fortunate boy. He may possibly possibly also procure finished worse hurt to him.

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