Rangers defender Jack Simpson set for trial over ‘careless driving’

The 24-year-old allegedly committed the offence in Glasgow's Anniesland Road on April 21 this year.

Rangers defender Jack Simpson set for trial over ‘careless driving’ SNS Group

A Rangers defender is to stand trial next year accused of careless driving.

Jack Simpson allegedly committed the offence in Glasgow’s Anniesland Road on April 21 this year.

The 24-year-old is claimed to have driven a black Mercedes-AMG without due care or attention without reasonable consideration for other people using the road or public place.

Court papers state Simpson, of Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, “drove at excessive speeds for the road conditions there”.

The centre-back pled not guilty on Thursday to the single charge at Glasgow’s Justice of the Peace Court.

A trial was fixed for June next year with a court hearing also set for May by justice of the peace Andrew Price.

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