Four of the worst refereeing decisions against Celtic
Refereeing in Scotland hit the headlines again this past weekend after a dramatic conclusion to Celtic’s match away to Ross County denied them all three points in the Highlands.
Appearing to dive, County attacker Alex Schalk conned referee Don Robertson into giving the home side a last minute penalty that was converted in a 2-2 draw.
The Celtic team, manager and supporters were incensed, feeling that it was an obvious call to get right. Brendan Rodgers called it the worst decision he’s ever seen, which is certainly a bold claim and highlights how absurd he found the call.
Bizarre refereeing decisions are a part of life in football and the more level headed Celtic supporter will tell you that it’s not through any bias these decisions go against them but sheer incompetency. Others would say it’s evidence of bias against the Hoops in the Scottish game.
There’s certainly been some crazy calls down the years and in the wake of Rodgers’ comments, we wanted to take a look back at some incidents that give the Schalk dive a run for its money.
Here are four of the worst refereeing decision that went against Celtic…