KEVIN CLANCY will be in charge when Celtic take on Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox outfit in the last Premiership game of the year at Parkhead on Sunday.

The referee upset the Hoops with his display in the side’s 1-1 stalemate with Hibs at Easter Road in September when he ignored what looked like two solid claims for penalty-kicks.

Ryan Christie was clipped from behind by left-back Lewis Stevenson while Mortiz Bauer was pole-axed by a reckless challenge from Daryl Horgan. The game was deadlocked at the time with the champions fighting to maintain their 100 per cent league record.

Irate boss Neil Lennon told the Daily Record afterwards: “They were not debatable penalties.

“They were clear penalties and would have changed the psychology of the game.”

This will be only the second time that Clancy has refereed a Hoops fixture since that draw. He also officiated at the clash between the teams at Ibrox last season when the home side won.

He will be assisted by David McGeachie and Dougie Potter, with Nick Walsh as the fourth official.

Clancy has dished out 74 yellow cards and four reds in 19 matches in this campaign.


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