Hearts and Partick Thistle say they are “incredulous” that the Scottish FA has billed them for having authorized motion to overturn their relegations.
A court docket referred their case in opposition to the SPFL to arbitration which is owing acquire position in the coming times.
The SFA claims that by not making use of arbitration in the very first occasion, the clubs breached its principles.
Hearts, relegated from the Premiership, and Thistle, from the Championship, want SFA proceedings to be delayed.
The governing human body has established a day of 6 August for the disciplinary circumstance to be listened to.
“We are incredulous to have acquired a discover of grievance from the SFA in the instances,” their joint statement explained.
“It is oppressive of them to involve submissions from both of those clubs by 20 July when we are, in phrases of their personal articles or blog posts of affiliation, actively engaged in arbitration.
“As our focus must be squarely on that, we have already requested the SFA to critique the timing to allow for us to be correctly geared up and represented. That is the really the very least we ought to count on from the system.”
Hearts and Thistle in the beginning went to the Court of Session following their relegations were not prevented by the SPFL’s unsuccessful proposal for league reconstruction. The proposal would also have provided Stranraer a reprieve from League 1 relegation.
At an initial listening to, Lord Clark resolved the principles of the football authorities necessarily mean the circumstance ought to be listened to by an independent tribunal established up through the SFA policies.
If effective, each golf equipment will be reinstated in their initial divisions, and the promotions of Dundee United, Raith Rovers and Cove Rangers will be prevented.