Motherwell ‘may face action’ over Rangers play-off scenes

MOTHERWELL could yet face action over the scenes that followed their play-off triumph over Rangers, according to Scottish Professional Football League chief executive Neil Doncaster.

Motherwell fans on the pitch after the play-off win over Rangers. Picture: Contributed

Several hundred home supporters ran on to the Fir Park pitch after Motherwell’s 3-0 second-leg win on May 31, which clinched a 6-1 aggregate victory.

Many ran in the direction of the away stand to taunt the Rangers fans before returning to the stands as police horses prepared to enter the surface.

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The Scottish Football Association has dealt with a brawl involving players.

Former Rangers defender Bilel Mohsni, who has now signed for French Ligue 1 side Angers, was banned for seven games while several Motherwell players - Craig Moore, Lionel Ainsworth and Fraser Kerr - were given two-match bans.

The SPFL is responsible for incidents involving supporters and it has said little on the subject of the game. However, investigations are ongoing.

Doncaster said: “We’re continuing to look at that particular game and there may be something to announce in due course.

“When we’re in a position to make a comment further, then we’ll do so. It’s not closed.”