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Former winger in river rescue

Former winger in river rescue

Former Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven has been rescued from a river following a night out in Glasgow.

The 26-year-old was pulled out of the River Kelvin by firefighters early on Sunday morning while suffering from the effects of hypothermia. He was was then taken by paramedics to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

The incident is said to have occurred near the Benalder bridge in the west end of the Glasgow around 2.30am.

"The club can confirm Gary Mackay-Steven was involved in an incident in the River Kelvin on Sunday morning," stated Aberdeen's official website. "He was treated for hypothermia but is now at home and recovering well. On behalf of Gary, the club extends its thanks to the emergency services involved."

Mackay-Steven joined the Dons from Celtic in July having previously been with Dundee United.



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Writer:stev
Date:Monday August 28 2017
Time: 11:17AM

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