Griffiths facing UEFA probe after Linfield clash

Date published: Monday 17th July 2017 4:34

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths faces further disciplinary action on top of his bizarre Belfast booking after being accused of “provoking” Linfield supporters.

UEFA has opened a case against Griffiths over his actions at the end of Celtic’s 2-0 Champions League win at Windsor Park on Friday.

The Scotland international, who was earlier pelted with missiles including a glass bottle, tied a Celtic scarf to a goalpost.

The European governing body has also instigated disciplinary action against Linfield over their supporters’ behaviour, and Celtic for their yellow card count.

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