Goodwin handed SFA charge

St Mirren midfielder Jim Goodwin has been issued with a notice of complaint from the Scottish Football Association following an incident in last week's 4-1 victory over Dundee United.

Last Updated: 02/01/14 at 14:18 Post Comment

Jim Goodwin: St Mirren midfielder offered two-match ban by the SFA

Jim Goodwin: St Mirren midfielder offered two-match ban by the SFA

After viewing a recording of the match, SFA compliance officer Vincent Lunny deemed the Irishman to have violated Rule 200 by striking opponent Stuart Armstrong in the face, an incident which went unpunished by referee Bobby Madden.

A two-match fixed suspension has been offered to Goodwin, who was substituted by manager Danny Lennon later in the first half after picking up a yellow card for a challenge on United midfielder John Rankin.

He has until 3pm on Tuesday to respond to the charge and should he choose to have the matter heard by a tribunal a provisional date of Friday, January 3 has been set.

After the match on Boxing Day, a furious Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara was adamant Goodwin should have seen red for his clash with Armstrong.

In his post-match interview, McNamara said: "I was disappointed with some of the challenges that went in.

"That was reflected in the substitutions that Danny made before the end of the half. Jim could have been sent off before that.

"It wasn't just the number of fouls but the manner in which some of them were carried out."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

m only commenting on this (I don't care about Liverpool) because F365's twitter said I had call Matt Stanger a tw*t (which I don't agree with anyway) but I just wanted to be the first. Am I the first?

tk421
Trial And Error Rather Than Transition

S

unday, Sunday. Will there be a fan of either team, who if they are winning after 80 mins, won't still be nervous? This could be anything from 0-0 to 5-5, and no one would bat an eye.

megabrow (cufc)
A Season Of Continuous False Dawns

T

his year I am getting F365 a whack-a-mole game but with Brendan instead of the mole (Like the one with JD on Scrubs) and every time he pops up he says something. Outstanding Whack!, Character Whack!, Magnificent Whack!, Wonderful Composure Whack, Whack f**king Whack. Hours of fun.

hump3.
Trial And Error Rather Than Transition

Footer 365

Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers still targets top four

Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool can still finish in the top four despite being tenth at Christmas.

Premier League: Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool played better in 2-2 draw with Arsenal than in February's 5-1 win

Brendan Rodgers believes Liverpool's performance in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Arsenal was better than in February's 5-1 win.

Premier League: Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal's 2-2 draw away to Liverpool was a fair result

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was content with a point against Liverpool, despite leading in stoppage time at Anfield.

Mail Box

More Players In The Wrong Bloody Shirt

Plus Cristiano Ronaldo, who looks 'heart-breakingly well-suited to a Real Madrid shirt' according to one United fan. Plus, words from the good doctor and plenty more...

Players Plainly Wearing The Wrong Strip...

There are some players who just look plain daft in whatever shirt they're wearing. Like Cesc and Robin. It's a cracking mailbox with a load of different themes...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property