The BBC says Scottish league referees have voted to go on strike
next weekend following heavy criticism of their recent performances
A report on the website of the British broadcaster says referees
took the decision to refuse appointments at a union meeting on
The Scottish Football Association has yet to confirm there will
be strike action, which would threaten a full program of fixtures
in the country’s four leagues.
Celtic has been heavily critical of referees this season, most
notably when chairman John Reid called for match official Dougie
McDonald to quit or be removed for lying about why he overturned a
penalty award in the 2-1 win over Dundee United last month.