Aberdeen manager Jim Goodwin has been hit with two Scottish Football Association disciplinary charges following his stinging criticism of Hibernian defender Ryan Porteous.
Goodwin accused the Scotland squad member of “blatant cheating” following the penalty award that saw Dons defender Liam Scales sent off in Saturday’s cinch Premiership match, which Hibs won 3-1.
The Irishman has been accused of breaching a rule which forbids comments of a discriminatory or offensive nature. He has also been accused of not acting in the best interests of football.
With Aberdeen leading 1-0, Scales was shown a second yellow card by referee David Dickinson after a tangle with Porteous at a corner. Goodwin felt the Hibs centre-back had pulled his player and then gone down looking for a spot-kick.
The former St Mirren manager said after the game: “I don’t know how many times the boy Porteous can get away with that kind of stuff.
“We’re telling our players in midweek to be careful with him in…