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Monday 23rd July 2018

Heart of Midlothian cinch Premiership

Hearts sanctioned by SPFL

Tynecastle club docked two points for Betfred Cup rule breach

At a disciplinary hearing today (Monday 23 July) a sub-committee of the SPFL Board charged Heart of Midlothian Football Club with playing an ineligible player (Andrew Irving) in their Betfred Cup group stage match against Cove Rangers FC on 18 July 2018.

Heart of Midlothian admitted breaching SPFL Rules and were deducted two points from their Betfred Cup first-round group stage tally.

The Club were also fined £10,000 (of which £8,000 was suspended until the end of season 2019/20).