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.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying: Harry Redknapp Aug. 22, 9:23 p.m. |
"I'd pick him up every morning at quarter to six at the top of his road. ... Fire sends Hurtado to Chivas USA Aug. 22, 6:57 p.m.
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] A day after acquiring Nigel Reo-Coker from Vancouver for Mauro Rosales, Chivas USA acquired ... 'Cubo' Torres joins select MLS group on El Tri Aug. 22, 6:46 p.m.
[MEXICO] Erick Torres has parlayed a strong second season with Chivas USA into his first call-up ... San Antonio and Minnesota aim to pull away from pack Aug. 22, 4:53 p.m.
[NASL: Fall Week 7] The San Antonio Scorpions and Minnesota United FC, the NASL fall leaders, ... Gaspar returns home as CJSA technical director Aug. 22, 3:18 p.m.
[YOUTH SOCCER] Dan Gaspar, who served as an assistant coach on Iran's 2014 World Cup team, ... Red Star defender named NWSL Rookie of the Year Aug. 22, 3:16 p.m.
[NWSL] Chicago Red Stars defender Julie Johnston was voted the 2014 Rookie of the Year ahead ... FS1 sets viewing record for UCL playoff Aug. 22, 3:15 p.m.
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] Tuesday's Besiktas-Arsenal match in the UEFA Champions League playoffs averaged 212,000 viewers, ... Funniest Coach Clip of the Year Aug. 21, 11:41 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Far too often we see grown men wearing fancy suits throwing ... Top two in East square off Aug. 21, 10:56 p.m.
[MLS Week 24: Three Games to Watch] A week after Real Salt Lake beat Seattle, 2-1, ... Tim Leiweke's five biggest MLS moves Aug. 21, 10:46 p.m.
[MAKING A LIST] Tim Leiweke will go down as the man who made MLS think big. ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives