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Scottish FA charge John Guidetti over ‘offensive’ comment

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Celtic striker John Guidetti has been issued with a notice of complaint by the Scottish FA for making an ‘offensive’ comment during an interview with a Dutch TV crew.

The on loan Manchester City striker had repeated a chant during filming that was dedicated to him by Celtic supporters. The 22-year-old Swedish striker sang: “Oh John Guidetti, puts the ball in the net-y, he’s a Super Swede and the huns are deid, walking in Guidetti wonderland.”

Celtic issued a statement on Monday afternoon via the official club website, they said: “We are very surprised and disappointed that this has even found its way to an SFA judicial panel. John Guidetti will be defending this charge.”

A disciplinary hearing is set for Thursday April 9th at Hampden Park.

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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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