Celtic to appeal Victor Wanyama red card against St Mirren

Celtic will appeal the red card handed to Victor Wanyama in the 1-1 draw with St Mirren.

The Kenyan star was ordered off for a challenge on Paul McGowan in the second half in Paisley on Sunday.

STV understands the SPL leaders met Tuesday's 3pm deadline to intimate to the Scottish FA they will appeal the decision.

The club have until 3pm on Wednesday to submit their evidence to the compliance officer and the tribunal.

Manager Neil Lennon hinted in the aftermath of the match that he would be pushing for an appeal of the decision made by referee Bobby Madden.

After the match Lennon described the refereeing as “the most appalling” he had seen.

The appeal will be heard on Thursday, April 11.

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