Celtic face action after horror at Scotland v Ireland match
in question safer by erecting safety nets proves this.
“We will be fighting to make sure the family receive the justice they deserve.”
A Celtic spokesman said: “Celtic Football Club have considerable sympathy with the McSeveney family for their terrible loss following this tragic accident.
“However, and while the Club’s sympathy is in no sense diminished, the Club do not accept liability for the accident. Celtic Park is a very safe environment and complies with all applicable building standards.
“Celtic Park is regularly inspected and certif ied as safe by the relevant authorities, including an investigation immediately following the accident.”
A source close to Celtic said the club were likely to argue that Nathan was standing on a barrier before he fell.
Nathan, from Cumnock, Ayrshire, was at the game with his uncle Robert, who said later: “Nathan was such a happy-go-lucky guy and he jumped up to celebrate. It was his f irst Scotland game and ought to have been his first of many.”
Nathan was rushed to hospital when he fell soon after the final whistle but he died a short time later.
The former Cumnock Academy pupil had been working as a rope access technician for Motherwellbased Trac Engineering.
More than 200 people attended his funeral at Masonhill Crematorium.
RESULT Scotland beat Ireland 1-0 in the World Cup qualifier