McInnes, Brown in hot water

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes and Hearts assistant Billy Brown have been charged by the SFA over their ugly touchline bust-up.

Last Updated: 26/08/13 at 17:57 Post Comment

Derek McInnes: Charged over bust-up with Billy Brown

Derek McInnes: Charged over bust-up with Billy Brown

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The pair were sent to the stand by referee Alan Muir after Brown's celebration of the Jambos' winning goal sparked a confrontation with the Dons manager, whose side went down 2-1.

The Scottish Football Association website confirmed of Brown's charge: "Disciplinary Rule 203: Misconduct at a match by leaving the technical area in the absence of special circumstances and by adopting an aggressive attitude to a member of the opposing Team Staff."

On McInnes' transgressions, the statement added: "Misconduct at a match by adopting an aggressive attitude to a member of the opposing Team Staff."

The pair will attend a joint hearing on Thursday, September 12.

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