Hearts fan banned from Scottish Cup Final after trying to smuggle smoke bomb into Hampden

A HEARTS fan will miss the Scottish Cup Final after trying to sneak a smoke bomb into Hampden Park.

Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 4:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 5:29 pm
Pyrotechnic devices were set off at the semi-final match at Hampden. Picture: SNS Group

Stuart Brunton was snared as he turned up for the Jambos semi final clash with Inverness Caledonian Thistle last Saturday.

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The 21 year-old, of Gracemount, Edinburgh, was held after a smoke canister fell out his pocket after going through the turnstiles.

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It lead to Brunton appearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

He pled guilty to a charge of possessing a controlled substance which emits smoke.

Brunton will be sentenced next month.

But, Sheriff Allan Findlay meantime banned him from entering a football stadium within the UK.

It means Brunton will not be back at Hampden for the Hearts and Celtic final on May 25.

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