A Celtic fan who sued the club for £50,000 claiming that spilled drink made him fall down and gave him serious injuries, unfortunately, didn’t win the compensation as ruled by Glasgow Sheriff court.
The fan is known as Matt McGlone, 63, who appeared earlier in Glasgow sheriff court claiming compensation. The case was kept on hold for several months but the civil office later confirmed that the parties to resolve the issue outside the court. The later sheriff claimed that the outcome of this would be favouring Celtic club. Celtic fan McGlone further revealed that he suffered critical head injuries and demands £60,000 compensation claim.
On the other hand, Celtic’s lawyers faulted the claims indicating that the incident was McGlone’s fault that it occurred. Indicating that McGlone was present at Parkhead on 3rd December 2014 together with son to watch Celtic vs Patrick game when he tripped and his head was hit by a metal area of a fold up seat. It was discovered that McGlone suffered a severe deep cut on his forehead and he was taken by ambulance to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
The fan had lodged the claim with the help of a personal injury solicitor on the report that he suffered a scar in his eyes and was left with back, knee and neck pains. It was alleged that the drink had spilled above the surface at the stand because of the fans carrying in rainwater. His team further alleged that the concrete wall was so slippy and worn out and this caused Mr. McGlone to fall and get this injury.
In response to this incidence, Celtic went ahead to claim that McGlone was in hurry to meet with his 13 years old indicating that it was his duty to watch where he was heading to. McGlone claimed that he had physiotherapy and was not in a position to work for approximate of two weeks from the accident.
McGlone who is an editor of the fanzine and also Author at F maintained his position that the case had nothing to do with money but the safety precautions at Celtic Park and those individuals who had anything to talk concerning the issue to talk the matter on his presence, face to face.
McGlone was a famous campaigner in the Celts for change pressure organization which assisted to remove the old board of the troubled club in the 1990s. It was during the falling of that regime when he acted as a columnist in the Celtic official Mag. Due to these concerns, the injured Celtic fan had to lose the case since it had no basis.