The Celtic fan who tried to kick Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe throughout final month’s Champions League conflict at Celtic Park is not going to be jailed.
John Hatton, from Belfast, was sentenced to a 160-hour neighborhood payback order at Glasgow Sheriff Courtroom and banned from attending soccer matches for the following 4 years.
The 21-year-old pleaded responsible to costs of assault and behavior more likely to incite public dysfunction final month.
He ran onto the pitch and tried to kick Mbappe throughout PSG’s 5-Zero thrashing of the Scottish champions.
One other Celtic fan, 61-year-old Anthony Lavelle, was arrested and fined £400 for hitting Hatton as he was led out of Celtic Park by safety.
Celtic face UEFA motion for the 13th time in six years due to the incident and their failure to cease Hatton from encroaching onto the pitch.
PSG may additionally face punishment from European soccer’s governing physique after seats had been broken within the away part.
Jonathan Johnson covers PSG and the French nationwide group for ESPN FC. Twitter: @Jon_LeGossip.