Steven Gerrard: Rangers manager ‘offered’ one-match touchline ban and Celtic captain Scott Brown also charged by Scottish FA


Steven Gerrard: Rangers manager ‘offered’ one-match touchline ban and Celtic captain Scott Brown also charged by Scottish FA

Steven Gerrard has been ‘offered’ a one-match touchline ban for his comments following Rangers’ defeat at Celtic.

Gerrard has been accused of misconduct, believed to be comments made to referee Bobby Madden following the match, and has been given a fixed offer of a one-match suspension and has until Friday to respond.

Steven Gerrard has until Friday to respond

Celtic captain Scott Brown has also been charged for ‘not acting in the best interests of association football’.

Brown was the key antagonist during Sunday’s fiery Old Firm derby, which Celtic won 2-1.

Scott Brown has also been charged by the Scottish FA

He was involved in a fracas with Alfredo Morelos, who subsequently was sent off for elbowing the Celtic man.

Ryan Kent raised his hand at Brown later in the match. Kent has been offered a two-match ban for the incident.