Virgil's red appeal

CELTIC have launched an appeal against the red card shown to defender Virgil van Dijk in Tuesday's defeat to Aberdeen that Neil Lennon said ruined the game.

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Virgil van Dijk is facing a one-game ban
Virgil van Dijk is facing a one-game ban

The Parkhead side submitted the relevant paperwork for a claim of wrongful dismissal yesterday. The case will be heard by the Scottish Football Association's disciplinary tribunal next Thursday.

It means the Dutch centre-half, 22, who is facing a one-game ban, is available for tomorrow's visit of Inverness. If the appeal is dismissed, Van Dijk will instead sit out the match against Kilmarnock on Friday, March 14.


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