How many penalties Rangers and Celtic have been awarded compared to Hibs, Hearts, Aberdeen & rivals - gallery

In a season filled with VAR controversy we look at the teams who have been awarded the most penalties in the Scottish Premiership so far.

The 2023/24 Scottish Premiership season has already had its fair share of controversial VAR decisions which have been scrutinised by fans and media experts in recent weeks. VAR has received backlash from fans for a variety of different reasons which vary from the decisions given to the length of time taken for referees to make crucial calls, which have at times disturbed the pattern and entertainment of the game.

Overall there have been 33 penalties awarded in the Premiership this season. Of those spot kicks, 23 have been successfully converted from 12 yards, while the other 11 penalties have either been saved or missed. But which team has come out on top when it comes to the tough refereeing decisions and which teams have been less fortunate? Ahead of this weekend’s matches GlasgowWorld takes a look at the league table for penalties so far…

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