An Appellate Tribunal convened today to consider the Compliance Officer's appeal against the sanction imposed on Steve Simonsen (Rangers FC) and made the following determination:

Disciplinary Rule(s) breached:
1) Disciplinary Rule 33 (Season 2013/14): In that between 15th January 2014 and 22nd June 2014, both dates inclusive, you bet upon 13 football matches.
2) Disciplinary Rule 31 (Season 2014/15): In that between 6th September 2014 and 13th January 2015, both dates inclusive, you bet upon 37 matches.
Outcome: The appeal was rejected and the original sanction applied. Mr Simonsen has already served one match of his two-match suspension (the second of which is suspended until the end of season 2014/15).