Males stabbed yards from Ibrox in mass brawl forward of Rangers match (News)


Two males are in hospital after being stabbed amid a mass brawl forward of Rangers’ Europe League conflict with Croatian facet Osijek.

Police Scotland mentioned the “large-scale disturbance” within the Govan space of Glasgow resulted within the two males, aged 24 and 40, being wounded.

They had been taken from the scene, a brief distance from the membership’s Ibrox Stadium, to Queen Elizabeth College Hospital for therapy.

The sufferers have been described as secure.

Footage on social media appeared to indicate fights between some followers of the 2 golf equipment forward of the second qualifying spherical, second-leg tie.

Movie uploaded to Twitter appeared to indicate one supporter being kicked concerning the physique whereas mendacity susceptible within the highway, whereas one other was seen working round holding a flare.

Law enforcement officials together with these on horseback could possibly be seen lining Paisley Highway West and Edmiston Drive on the method to the stadium.

Witness Marianne Chirray wrote on Twitter: “Ibrox is chaotic proper now!!! Flares being thrown, individuals getting kicked within the head – nightmare!”

Detective Inspector Steven Wallace mentioned: “This sort of violent behaviour is not going to be tolerated and it’s completely very important anybody with info that might help with our investigation comes ahead.

“I’d enchantment to anybody who was within the space and witnessed a disturbance, notably anybody with cell phone or dash-cam footage, to get in contact.”

Anybody with info is requested to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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