Glasgow & West Scotland

Man charged with attempted murder over Old Firm brawl

Merchant City, Glasgow
Image caption The brawl happened following the Old Firm match

A 25-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a brawl that followed an Old Firm match.

Three people were seriously injured in the large-scale disturbance on Sunday 31 March, following the game at Celtic Park.

A 47-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Meanwhile, a seventh person charged in connection with the disturbance in Blackfriars Street in the Merchant City area has appeared in court.

Jack Docherty, 27, is alleged to have assaulted three people.

He is also charged with breach of the peace for allegedly acting disorderly on Albion Street and Blackfriars Street.

Mr Docherty did not make a plea to his charges.

On Monday, five people appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court charged with breach of the peace.

Kahl Cullen, 23, Gemma Martin, 24, Andrew Quinn, 25, William Barclay, 27, and James Quinn, 20, made no plea when they appeared in court.

They were granted bail pending their next court appearance.

The 25-year-old man charged with attempted murder is expected to appear before Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesday 23 April.

The 27-year-old man is expected to appear at the same court on Thursday.