Hibs boss Neil Lennon is facing a fresh touchline ban after being charged with misconduct following his celebrations during the dramatic 5-5 draw with Rangers.

The jubilant Northern Irishman ran on to the pitch after his team scored a stoppage-time equaliser at Easter Road last Sunday.

He was then ushered to the stand by fourth official Bobby Madden.

Neil Lennon ran on to the pitch after his Hibs team scored late equaliser against Rangers

Neil Lennon ran on to the pitch after his Hibs team scored late equaliser against Rangers

Neil Lennon ran on to the pitch after his Hibs team scored late equaliser against Rangers

Last night, the SFA issued a notice of complaint claiming Lennon had allegedly breached disciplinary Rule 203, which states: ‘No member of team staff shall commit misconduct at a match.’

The ex-Celtic manager already has a two-match suspended ban hanging over him after his heated confrontation with referee Kevin Clancy during a fixture with Kilmarnock in February, an incident which earned him a three-game suspension.

After last Sunday’s final Premiership game of the season, Lennon urged the authorities not to throw the book at him and insisted that his celebration was merely in response to sectarian taunts aimed at him from visiting Rangers fans.

His hearing will be held on Thursday June 21, while he has until Tuesday, May 22 to respond.

Manager Lennon was ushered to the stand at Easter Road by fourth official Bobby Madden

Manager Lennon was ushered to the stand at Easter Road by fourth official Bobby Madden

Manager Lennon was ushered to the stand at Easter Road by fourth official Bobby Madden

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