Motherwell up to fifth in Scottish Premiership after being awarded pair of 3-0 wins against Kilmarnock and St Mirren
The proceedings were brought before a sub-committee of the SPFL Board sitting as a tribunal, chaired by an independent senior solicitor and involving a sheriff highly experienced in sports disputes.
Referring to the scheduled game against Motherwell on October 2 which was called off, Kilmarnock admitted a number of breaches of the SPFL’s Covid-19 Regulations. These admitted breaches involved the seating arrangements on the coach and at the pre-match meal for an away game. In both cases it was admitted by the club that there was a failure to observe physical distancing.
Referring to their match against 'Well on October 17, St Mirren admitted breaches involved the seating arrangements on the coach and at the pre-match meal for an away game. In both cases there was a failure to observe physical distancing by the players and staff.
St Mirren also admitted failing to provide suitable facilities to enable players to observe physical distancing at training and also accepted that players had been car sharing to and from training.
Motherwell move up to fifth place in the league table with 21 points from 15 games ahead of this Saturday's home game against fourth placed Hibernian who have 26 points from 15 games.
Simiar Covid breaches by St Mirren ahead of their game against Hamilton Accies on October 24 - which was postponed - saw Accies awarded a 3-0 win which puts them level on points with 11th placed Saints at the foot of the table.