Former Derry footballer jailed for three months

A former Derry City Football player who admitted assault has been jailed for three months.

Sean McCarron, 20, from Earhart Park admitted punching a man several times in the face after a fight in a taxi queue.

The man required five stitches to his face after the incident which happened in February 2010.

The deputy district judge said it was a "serious matter" and a "vicious attack". McCarron was also fined £250.