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Abandoned bookings should not stand according to Inverness boss Butcher

Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager Terry Butcher was incensed to learn that bookings accumulated by players in his side on Friday night will stand.

Caley's clash with Ross County at Victoria Park was called off at half-time due to floodlight issues but yellow cards received by Ross Draper and Gary Warren will be added to their disciplinary records which has been met with derision by Butcher.

"We are still angry about the game on Friday night. Not so much about the floodlight failure - there was nothing we could do about that," he said.

"However, the fact is that we had two bookings in the game - Ross Draper and Gary Warren - and these bookings carry forward. They are part of the disciplinary process now and they will count.

"If it was a red card, it would also have counted and I would totally agree with that - but not bookings.

"Nothing else counts in the game - the score doesn't count and if someone had scored a goal, it wouldn't have mattered either. But these bookings count.

"I will be pushing hard for a change in the laws because it's absolutely ludicrous that players booked in an abandoned game tally up."

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