Three ‘stabbed Celtic and Rangers fan fight’ after Old Firm match


Three people have been stabbed in Glasgow City Centre during a fight between Celtic and Rangers fans.

The two teams, which share a deep rivalry, came head-to-head for a game today, which Celtic won 2-1.

But afterwards witnesses described seeing a ‘horrific mass brawl’ break out between ’15 or so people’ close to Blackfriars Street.

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A witness alleged that the fight was caused by Rangers fans in Strathduie bar (Picture: Daily Record)

Officers from Police Scotland were called to the scene at around 5.05pm today.

One witness said a young Celtic fan was left ‘in a bad way’ after being stabbed in the fight.

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‘I saw one stabbed in shoulder and cut on forehead. Folk [are] saying someone, a young Celtic fan, is in bad way,’ they told the Daily Record.

They alleged that the brawl was caused by Rangers fans who went into Strathduie bar, on Blackfriars Street, and ‘stabbed people in the back’.

‘Celtic fans went out to chase them and fight and there was more stabbings,’ the witness said.

They were reportedly stabbed in a fight after the match (Picture: Google)

Another person at the scene said they saw a man with a ‘stab wound to the neck’ and two others ‘stabbed in the back’.

While a passerby said: ‘It looked like utter chaos. I have never seen so many police in my life.’

A spokesman for Police Scotland confirmed that three men were taken to hospital for treatment.

They said incident as still ongoing.

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