Buckfast bottle thrown at Celtic player during match with Hibs

A bottle of Buckfast was thrown at Celtic forward Scott Sinclair from Hibs' East Stand during Saturday's Scottish Cup quarter-final at Easter Road.

Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 5:59 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 6:07 pm
Referee Willie Collum removes a bottle of Buckfast that was thrown on to the pitch during Hibs' Scottish Cup tie with Celtic. Pic: SNS
Referee Willie Collum removes a bottle of Buckfast that was thrown on to the pitch during Hibs' Scottish Cup tie with Celtic. Pic: SNS

Referee Willie Collum momentarily stopped the match minutes into the second half when the score was 0-0 after the object entered the field of play when Sinclair was going over to take a corner kick.

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The official informed the match commander of the incident and the game then continued.

Just a few minutes later, Celtic opened the scoring through James Forrest and a flare was thrown on to the pitch from the South Stand, which houses the away support.

Celtic went on to win the match 2-0.