Police look into attack on Lennon

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The Former Celtic captain Neil Lennon was treated in hospital early yesterday after being assaulted in Glasgow. Lennon, now a coach at the club, received treatment for minor injuries following an incident in the city's west end after Sunday's Old Firm match.

Police were called to Ashton Lane, well known for trendy pubs and restaurants, at around 12.25am. The former midfielder from Northern Ireland was taken to hospital and later released. He has not filed a complaint with Strathclyde Police, who said inquiries into the incident were continuing.

A force spokeswoman said: "Police were called at 12.25am to a report of a 37-year-old man assaulted in Ashton Lane. The injured man was taken to hospital then released after treatment for minor injuries. He did not wish to make a complaint."

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