Report: Scottish referees vote to go on strike

BY foxsports • November 21, 2010

The BBC says Scottish league referees have voted to go on strike next weekend following heavy criticism of their recent performances from clubs.

A report on the website of the British broadcaster says referees took the decision to refuse appointments at a union meeting on Sunday.

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.

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