Leigh Griffiths case delayed indefinitely due to police probe

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths

The Scottish FA's disciplinary hearing into allegations of racist chanting by Celtic's Leigh Griffiths has been postponed "indefinitely".

The governing body says the hearing cannot take place until police have concluded their own investigation.

As such, no new date has been set for the 23-year-old to answer charges in relation to his conduct when he attended a Hibernian match in March.

This is the third occasion the SFA's deliberations have been delayed.

The former Hibs striker was initially charged after being caught on camera singing "Hearts are going bust" in a pub full of Hibernian supporters before attending an Edinburgh derby.

However, the SFA notice of complaint was updated after Police Scotland launched an investigation into further footage in which the Scotland international is seen as Hibs fans sing a song that refers to former Hearts player Rudi Skacel as a "refugee".

An SFA spokesman said: "Thursday's hearing has been cancelled, but no new date will be set until Police Scotland conclude the on-going criminal investigation."

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