Dundee United: Mark Connolly charged with Covid regulations breach

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Dundee United defender Mark Connolly has been charged with not acting in the best interests of football and breaching Covid-19 regulations.

It was reportedexternal-link the 28-year-old refused to wear a face covering when travelling in a taxi during a night out in Dundee last month.

It came after after nine Scottish Premiership players were punished for quarantine breaches.

The Irishman will face a Scottish FA hearing on 1 October.

At the time, Dundee United said it was “an internal matter” that they would investigate “thoroughly”.

Connolly has not played since the incident due to an ankle injury.

Meanwhile, his team-mate Ryan Edwards will not face retrospective sanction for his challenge on Alfredo Morelos in United’s defeat against Rangers on Saturday.

A three-man panel of former match officials reviewed the incident, but could not reach a consensus, so no futher action will be taken.

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