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Rangers fans furious as Ibrox star served with SFA notice of complaint

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has been served a notice of complaint by the SFA compliance officer for a clash with Dundee United defender Mark Connolly in the club’s recent 2-1 win at Tannadice.

Morelos, 24, appeared to lunge into Connolly 12 minutes in the match in an incident referee Steven McLean deemed worthy of a yellow card.

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has been served with a notice of complaint despite receiving a yellow card for the incident (Photo by Alan Harvey/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Replays showed Morelos thrusting his forearm towards Connolly, with several voices in the media calling for the player to see retrospective punishment.


They have now got their wish with the player set to be hauled up in front of an SFA disciplinary panel this coming Thursday standing accused of “violent conduct” [Sky Sports].

Despite the fact Morelos was carded for the incident in the match compliance officer Clare Whyte has deemed the situation to be “exceptional in nature” which means further action can be taken.

Rangers fans have naturally reacted in anger with the incident magnified by the Scottish press when other similar – and more serious incidents – are ignored:



Rangers boss Steven Gerrard appeared to play down the incident in the aftermath of the win and claimed it was only deserving of a yellow card.

The Ibrox gaffer defender his striker in the aftermath of the incident and claimed that “it was a foul and a yellow card and it’s been dealt with.”

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