Belfast Telegraph

Fan dies after Euro qualifier fall

A football fan has died after a fall at the Republic of Ireland's match in Scotland.

The 22-year-old man was rushed to hospital after falling in a stairwell of Glasgow's Celtic Park after the European Championship qualifier between Scotland and Ireland.

Police Scotland and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended the scene at exit 33 of the ground and the man was transferred to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he later died.

A police spokesman said: " Relatives have been informed and the Health and Safety Executive have been made aware.

"There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be prepared for the procurator fiscal."


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