Fifteen charged following disturbance prior to Celtic v Rangers match

Police said the incident occurred near the Forge Retail Park in Glasgow on May 1.

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Fifteen men have been charged after a disturbance took place outside a Glasgow retail park prior to an Old Firm football match. 

Police said the incident broke out between a group of people near the Forge Retail Park on Sunday May 1 around 10.45am.

The incident, described as “fan disorder” by police, took place prior to the Celtic v Rangers match at Parkhead.  

Officers attended the scene and five men aged between 18 and 31 were arrested and charged.

Enquiries led to a further ten men being identified, arrested and charged in connection with the incident. 

The men, aged between 17 and 40, have been released on an undertaking to appear at court at a later date. 

The men are also subject to football banning orders, preventing them from attending any regulated football matches in Scotland. 

All will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal and enquiries are ongoing.