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Gers' McGregor appeal fails

Rangers have claimed it's a "matter of extreme urgency" that the SFA review it's disciplinary procedures as stopper Allan McGregor has his violent conduct appeal rejected. The Gers & Scotland international keeper slid into Aberdeen's Lewis Ferguson during the midweek 4-2 win over the Reds at Pittodrie, causing McGregor to be issued a notice of complaint by the SFA Compliance Officer. McGregor is now suspended for two matches.

The 54 time SPL Champions stated: "Rangers has no option other than to accept this decision. However, it is abundantly clear questions about the current disciplinary system, which we believe is flawed, must be posed. Rangers has been in dialogue with the Scottish FA on this topic for some time and would urge that the system is now thoroughly reviewed as a matter of extreme urgency."

United & PSG Charged

Accusations of stairways being blocked and objects thrown, during PSG's 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Tuesday have led to charges against both the Red Devils and the Ligue 1 giants. MUFC face two charges regarding the stairway blocking and objects being thrown while Paris St-Germain face 4 counts, including the setting off of fireworks, objects thrown, damage and other disturbances.

Jonjo Shelvey back in the fold at NUFC

Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is back in contention after returning to training this week. The 26 year old has featured only 8 times on the starting lineup for The Magpies this season with an injury sidelining the former England International on January 5th. NUFC official website stated: "The second day of Newcastle United's Spanish training camp saw Jonjo Shelvey step up his return from a thigh injury.