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
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.

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.

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The trial was set for May.