Celtic captain Scott Brown escapes action as St Mirren striker cited

Scott Brown stood on St Mirren's Jim Kellermann during Celtic's 2-0 win. Picture: SNS
Scott Brown stood on St Mirren's Jim Kellermann during Celtic's 2-0 win. Picture: SNS
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Celtic captain Scott Brown will not face any retrospective action from the Scottish FA for standing on St Mirren’s Jim Kellerman.

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The midfielder trod on his opponent during the recent 2-0 Celtic victory, though the governing body have cleared him of violent conduct.

St Mirren striker Duckens Nazon has not been so fortunate after receiving a citation for elbowing Krisoffer Ajer during the same game.

The 24-year-old will be free to play in Saturday’s match against Hamilton Accies with his tribunal date set for Tuesday.