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Derek Riordan on trial over club assault

posted 14 Sep 2012, 06:56 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 14 Sep 2012, 07:00 ]

Former Hibernian footballer Derek Riordan is to stand trial charged with making homophobic threats to staff at a nightclub in Edinburgh.

• Derek Riordan to stand trial charged with uttering homophobic threats to nightclub staff

• Riordan also accused of seizing a nightclub employee by the throat

The 29-year-old appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today and faces charges relating to breach of the peace and assault.