The Compliance Officer has issued the following Notices of Complaint:

Case One

Alleged party in breach: Hibernian FC
Match: Hibernian FC v Rangers FC (Scottish Cup Final - Saturday 21st May 2016)

Disciplinary rule allegedly breached: Disciplinary Rule 311

In that at the above match you failed to adhere to the Cup Competition Rules, specifically Rule 28 of the Rules of The Scottish Cup. That at the above match damage was sustained to Hampden Stadium, being the stadium where the Scottish Cup Final was played, as a consequence of misbehaviour by supporters of your Club. That the misbehaviour by your supporters occurred at the conclusion of the above match, whereby a number of your supporters carried out an incursion onto the pitch, and thereafter remained upon the pitch until cleared by Police Scotland and Stewards. That in the course of this misbehaviour by your supporters damage was sustained to the stadium, as follows:

(i)    To the surface of the pitch, portions of which were removed; and/or
(ii)    To a set of goal posts which were broken and had netting removed; and/or
(iii)    To parts of the LED advertising system situated at the perimeter of the pitch, in the vicinity of both the East Stand, and/or the North Stand; and/or
(iv)    To advertising hoardings situated at the perimeter of the pitch, in the vicinity of the East Stand.      

Principal Hearing date: Tuesday, 4th October 2016. The club has until close of business on Tuesday, 6th September to provide a written response to the alleged breaches.

Case Two

Alleged party in breach: Rangers FC
Match: Hibernian FC v Rangers FC (Scottish Cup Final - Saturday 21st May 2016)

Disciplinary rule allegedly breached: Disciplinary Rule 311

In that at the above match you failed to adhere to the Cup Competition Rules, specifically Rule 28 of the Rules of The Scottish Cup. That at the above match damage was sustained to Hampden Stadium, being the stadium where the Scottish Cup Final was played, as a consequence of misbehaviour by supporters of your Club. That the misbehaviour by your supporters occurred at the conclusion of the above match whereby, following on from a pitch incursion by supporters of Hibernian FC, a number of your supporters also carried out an incursion onto the pitch. That thereafter supporters of your Club who had engaged in the pitch incursion remained upon the pitch until cleared by Police Scotland and Stewards. That in the course of this misbehaviour by your supporters damage was sustained to the stadium, as follows:

(i)    To parts of the LED advertising system situated at the perimeter of the pitch, in the vicinity of the North Stand, and /or the West Stand; and/or
(ii)    To advertising hoardings situated at the perimeter of the pitch, in the vicinity of the West Stand.     

Principal Hearing date: Wednesday 5th October 2016. The club has until close of business on Tuesday, 6th September to provide a written response to the alleged breaches.