Well to contest Randolph ban
Motherwell have confirmed they intend to contest the two-match
suspension handed down to Darren Randolph by the SFA following a
clash with Hearts striker Callum Paterson.
The Well goalkeeper has been accused of kicking Paterson in the
head during the 0-0 draw between the two sides at Fir Park on
After viewing the incident SFA Compliance Officer Vincent Lunny
charged Randolph with: “violent conduct by kicking an opposing
He was offered a fixed two-match suspension, applicable across
all competitions, meaning he would miss a Scottish Cup tie with
Aberdeen and a league match at home to Ross County.
However, the SPL side have announced their intention to contest
the decision, with a SFA judicial panel set to consider the case on
A statement on the club’s official website read: “Motherwell FC
today notified the Scottish FA of the club’s intent to contest the
fixed two-match suspension offered to Darren Randolph by the
“The club lodged the official appeal before 3pm today and the
matter will now be referred to the Judicial Panel with a Fast Track
Tribunal convened tomorrow (Thursday, 29th November).
“The club will make no further public comment on the matter
until that process is complete.”