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Celtic manager Neil Lennon will be sitting in the stands for the next two matches for Celtic, as he has been given a touchline ban for his comments made about the referee Collum after the 1-0 defeat at the hands of Kilmarnock in the Scottish League Cup final.

Celtic recently won the title and there has been a lot of praise for Neil Lennon and the amazing work he has been doing at Celtic Park.

However, this might come as a sour grape for the manager, who saw his side suffer a shock defeat at the hands of Kilmarnock in the final of the Scottish League Cup.

Neil Lennon said after the match that he was extremely unhappy about the lack of a penalty for his team right at the death. The Celtic manager was also in hot waters after making comments about the referee following the defeat at the hands of Rangers at Ibrox recently.

However, the Scottish FA have revealed that they have decided not to punish the manager of this comments during the old firm derby loss. Following the 1-0 loss at the hands of Kilmarnock, the Lennon said that the referee Willie Collum was a criminal for not giving Celtic a valid penalty.

"No member of Team Staff shall commit Misconduct at a match, including but not limited to committing acts of the kind described in the Schedule of Offences in Annex C*. * Misconduct at a match by dissent, the adoption of aggressive behaviour towards a match official and the repeated use of offensive, abusing and insulting language," read a statement on the Scottish football Association website.

Due to this touchline ban, Neil Lennon will be unavailable for the match against Motherwell, while he will also miss the final old firm derby on April 29.

Celtic have already won the SPL title, with Rangers having points docked, and are odds-on to qualify for the group stages of the premier European competition, according to the latest champions league odds.