Celtic and Aberdeen matches postponed after quarantine breaches

The Scottish soccer season was thrown into disarray on Tuesday after upcoming games involving and were at the request of the country's government following breaches of coronavirus rules by players.

Celtic and Aberdeen's next two Scottish Premiership matches have been postponed after their players broke quarantine rules, the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) said on Tuesday.

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded the cancellation after Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli played in a 1-1 draw at Kilmarnock on Sunday without quarantining after returning from Spain - where he had travelled without informing the club.

"These matches have been in light of ongoing restrictions in and today's news of a breach of government public health guidance and football protocols involving the FC player, Boli Bolingoli," the SPFL said in a statement.

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