Disciplinary tribunal outcome

Disciplinary tribunal outcome
by Jonathan Mitchell

Chief executive Warren Hawke, representing the club, manager Jim Duffy, and assistant manager Craig McPherson attended a disciplinary tribunal at Hampden this morning in relation to notices of complaint issued by the SFA.

The outcomes were as follows:

Alleged Party in Breach: Craig McPherson
Match: Hibernian v Greenock Morton – Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Disciplinary Rule allegedly breached: Disciplinary Rule 203: In that at the above you did commit misconduct, and that …

On or around the 93rd minute of the above match you committed misconduct, and that you entered the technical area of Hibernian FC and adopted an aggressive attitude to Neil Lennon, manager of Hibernian FC.

Outcome: Complaint withdrawn.

Alleged Party in Breach: Jim Duffy
Match: Hibernian v Greenock Morton – Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Disciplinary Rule allegedly breached: Disciplinary Rule 203: In that at the above you did commit misconduct, and that …

On or around the 93rd minute of the above match you committed misconduct, and that you entered the technical area of Hibernian FC and adopted an aggressive attitude to Neil Lennon, manager of Hibernian FC.

Outcome: Charge admitted.

Sanction: Three-match suspension (two matches to be served immediately; one match to take effect in the event of further breach of disciplinary rule 203, suspended until end of calendar year 2017).

Alleged Party in Breach: Greenock Morton FC
Match: Hibernian v Greenock Morton – Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Disciplinary Rule allegedly breached: Disciplinary Rule 204: In that at the above you did commit misconduct, and that …

On or around the 93rd minute of the above match three or more players and/or members of team staff from your club were involved in a confrontation with opposing players and/or members of team staff.

Outcome: Charge admitted.

Sanction: £750 fine (£500 payable immediately; £250 payable in the event of further breach of disciplinary rule 204, suspended until end of calendar year 2017).

Neither the club nor our coaching staff will make any further comment.