Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Celtic fans arrested over Motherwell riot

Police have arrested 14 teenagers in connection with crowd trouble at last month's SPFL game between Motherwell and Celtic at Fir Park.
Six 16 year olds, five 15 year olds and three 14 year olds - all from the Motherwell area - were held, bringing the total number of arrests to 25.
They will be reported to the procurator fiscal and children's reporter.
During the match, smoke bombs, flares and fireworks were set off. There was also trouble in Motherwell town centre.
A reported £10,000 of damage was caused to seats in a section of Fir Park housing Celtic fans.
The club said it was "appalled" by the disorder and issued precautionary suspensions preventing fans from attending home and away matches.
The 250 season-ticket holders relocated were seated in the Green Brigade's corner of Celtic Park.
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