Ex-Hibs star Derek Riordan denies assault

Ex-Hibs star Derek Riordan has denied assaulting a man in a city pub.

The alleged altercation is said to have taken place at the Black Bull. Picture: Greg Macvean

Riordan, appeared in Edinburgh Sheriff Court today to deny charges of assault and breach of the peace.

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The alleged assault involves an unknown male in the Black Bull pub in the Grassmarket on December 6 last year.
The footballer is also alleged to have struggled with a member of staff.

The trial was set for May.