Tom Boyd has come under criticism for his commentary during Celtic’s 2-1 victory over Dunfermline on Saturday.
The CelticTV commentator was incensed when John Beaton didn’t give Celtic a penalty for a blatant handball during the cup tie. Highlights show it was a shocking decision by the official and TOM Boyd couldn’t believe it.
The Former Celtic defender suggested on commentary that Beaton would be ‘welcome’ down the pub tonight.
This a reference to an image which surfaced after John Beaton officiated a Glasgow Derby which appears to show him lapping up the adulation of the Ibrox support in a well known Gers pub.
After the image was shown, Beaton was subject to some vile texts and with Tom’s comment – Sky Sports reporter Keith Downie has slammed Tam for his candour.
Horrendous accusation given what Beaton and his family have been through this year. Boyd should be bigger than that in his position of responsibility.
— Keith Downie (@SkySports_Keith) August 18, 2019
Keith can regularly become vocal on Celtic on social media if it’s to aim a dig.
The comment from Tam deflects from what was a shocking decision by the referee and something which could and did have an influence on the game.