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Ally McCoist launches astonishing officials blast over Rangers disallowed goal and doubts Brendan Rodgers Celtic loyalty

Ally McCoist has blasted the "incompetence" of the officiating in Saturday's Scottish Cup final after Rangers' disallowed goal.

The Light Blues lost out to Celtic once again but it could have been all very different had Abdallah Sima's second half goal not been disallowed. The Senegalese forward turned it in at the back door but as Nick Walsh looked set to award the goal, VAR brought it back to ask him to take a second look.

That's when a shove from Nico Raskin on Hoops keeper Joe Hart became apparent and it was ruled out. But in the aftermath, some have claimed Raskin was actually fouled himself with Greg Taylor paying him close attention. That came before the Hart push and, if deemed a foul, the whistler would have had to pull it back for that and award a penalty.

McCoist claims it was "scandalous" that he did not and has launched a blistering attack on officiating in Scotland.

Speaking on talkSPORT, he said: "Jeff, scandalous honestly but I have come to expect it. The incompetence of our officials is nothing short of ridiculous. It is bordering on embarrassing to tell you the truth.

"They disallowed the goal for a shove. Ok, there may be a little shove and I can understand that but they go back two seconds and they've got to give a penalty.

"The guy [Taylor] has his arms wrapped around the guy [Raskin] who eventually does the little shove. It is just total incompetence Jeff, but we've come to accept it and that is the way it goes."

Meanwhile, McCoist has also cast doubt on whether Brendan Rodgers will stick around at Celtic. The Northern Irishman has jumped ship once before and with vacancies at Brighton and Chelsea currently, his name has been mentioned.

The Rangers legend has doubted Rodgers' loyalty and forecast another exit.

He said: "There is an element of me that thinks Brendan will want to move on again. I genuinely believe that. Of course he's had a very successful season winning a league and cup double. Goes without saying. And his CV once again is back up there.

"We've seen in recent years, Scottish teams participating at the very, very top level and it is bordering on impossible for them to compete in the Champions League. And I just think Celtic would be the exact same again next year.

"I know for a fact there is still an element of some of the Celtic support – no matter what Brendan does – will not be happy with him back at Celtic for the way they see the way he left in the first place. For me, it would not be a shock at all to me if Brendan moved on and moved back south."