Scottish Premier League - Adams to explore appeal options

Ross County manager Derek Adams aims to appeal against Richie Brittain's red card against Den Bosch amid fears he will be suspended for the Scottish Professional Football League opener at Celtic Park.

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Derek Adams, pictured, wants Richie Brittain available against Celtic

The midfielder was sent off for a retaliatory trip before County went down to a late goal in a 1-0 friendly defeat in Holland on Tuesday night.

County lost Stuart Kettlewell to suspension early last season following a similar incident.

Adams told several national newspapers: "It is not right what's happened. It is the second time we've played Den Bosch and the second time we've had a sending-off for an innocuous challenge.

"It's hard because we've lost another player for the first game of the season - and that's not right.

"To lose Richard against Celtic would be terrible, but we'll wait to see what transpires over the next few days. I don't know if there are avenues for appeal but I will find out."

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