Scottish club Dundee, who were deducted 25 points for going into administration in October 2010 and were also hit with a signing embargo, confirmed their First Division status on Saturday with a 1-0 victory away to Ross County.
But the Scottish Football League have reacted to the news by imposing a further 25 points ban for "conduct unbecoming a club that's on its knees".
An SFL source commented that "The Scottish Football League have taken great exception to Dundee Football Club's attitude to the 25 points imposition and the player embargo.
It was the SFL Executive's view that the points deduction and transfer embargo would have ensured that the club would be relegated to the Second Division.
That they have had the temerity to embark on what has been a championship winning run to ensure their survival is an absolute disgrace and as a result we have had no alternative but to impose on the club another 25 points in order to ensure that they receive the commensurate punishment".
Its not known at this stage if the club will appeal.