Celtic star Derk accepts SFA ban for diving

DERK BOERRIGTER will be suspended for Celtic's top-of-the-table clash with Inverness on Saturday and the game against Dundee the following week after he accepted an SFA ban for diving.

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Derk Boerrigter moments after his dive led to a penalty for Celtic and red card for St Johnstone's Dave Mackay
Derk Boerrigter moments after his dive led to a penalty for Celtic and red card for St Johnstone's Dave Mackay

The Dutchman did not contest the charge brought by the Compliance Officer by yesterday's 3pm deadline. Now Boerrigter must wait to see if Hoops boss Ronny Deila takes any action against him for the simulation, which saw the champions awarded a penalty in their 3-0 win against St Johnstone last week.

Saints skipper Dave Mackay has appealed the red card he was shown in the same incident.

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