Football fans’ behaviour criticised by club
A small group of Inverness Caledonian Thistle football fans have been criticised by the club for their behaviour at Saturday’s away game at Brechin City.
Chairman Graham Rae said the supporters had “disgraced the club by behaving in a threatening, abusive and disrespectful manner”. Six fans were told by police to leave Brechin’s ground and an Inverness supporters’ bus was damaged. The club is trying to identify those involved. The River Clyde dropped to its lowest point for more than 60 years after a vital weir failed, sparking fears of its banks collapsing.
One of three gates on the weir suffered a mechanical fault causing it to jam open on Tuesday morning.
This resulted in water levels to the east of the structure falling at low tide rather than being kept at a steady level.
A rescue worker said it was the lowest he had seen in 65