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Scotland's night of shame

  • Scotsman, Thursday, May 12, 2011 3:33 PM

The race for the 2011 Scottish Premier League turned ugly when a fan came out of the stands and attacked Celtic manager Neil Lennon during his club's 3-0 win at Hearts.

Celtic is involved in a tight race for the Scottish title -- it trails Rangers by one point with one game to play -- and Lennon had made comments critical of Hearts' performance at Rangers last weekend. Hearts lost, 4-0.

(Hearts manager Jim Jefferies responded, "Should I not accuse him of not trying against Inverness?" Jefferies was referring to Celtic's shock defeat in the Highlands that may have cost it the title.)

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