Hibs and Rangers fans charged over behaviour at Scottish Cup Final

Police were on the pitch following a pitch invasion. Picture; Robert Perry

Police were on the pitch following a pitch invasion. Picture; Robert Perry

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The SFA Compliance Officer has issued separate Notices of Complaint to both Hibs and Rangers for fan misconduct at the Scottish Cup Final in May.

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William Hill Scottish Cup Final 2016 Hampden.   Picture Robert Perry

William Hill Scottish Cup Final 2016 Hampden. Picture Robert Perry

Both clubs face charges after their fans took to the pitch following the match with Hibs facing four charges and Rangers facing two.

According to the SFA Compliance officer, Hibs face charges over damage to the pitch, goalposts and advertising boards. Rangers face similar charges with damage to the advertising being cited.

The date for the hearing has been set fot Tuesday October 4th for Hibs and Rangers hearing set for the following day.

63 fans have been arrested in connection with the violence that followed the match.

Picture Robert Perry

Picture Robert Perry