3. OFF THE POST: Scot sees red -- three times
Andy McLaren of Scottish Second
Division (third level) club Dundee received an eight-game ban after he
was handed three red cards on Saturday in his team's 2-1 loss at Clyde.
The veteran forward was handed a yellow card for scuffling with Clyde's
David Hutton after teammate Gavin Swankie scored from the
penalty spot with three minutes left in the game. McLaren then was
shown a second yellow and ejected moments later for clashing with Eddie Malone. Away from referee Dougie McDonald's view, McLaren then struck Clyde's Michael McGowan
in the face as he left the field. After the game, McDonald called
McLaren to his room and handed him a second red card. McLaren then
kicked the door of the room, leaving a small hole, and earned a third
McLaren, a former Scotland U-21, once tested positive for marijuana and
cocaine while playing in England for Reading and also battled
alcoholism. He was reported to under tremendous stress after his
teenage son was attacked and seriously injured in Glasgow.
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