Anthony Stokes to go on trial on assault charges

Celtic player accused of attacking man in Dublin nightclub last year

Celtic’s Anthony Stokes in action against Dinamo Zagreb during their Uefa Europa League match at Celtic Park in Glasgow last week. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Celtic’s Anthony Stokes in action against Dinamo Zagreb during their Uefa Europa League match at Celtic Park in Glasgow last week. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

 

Glasgow Celtic and Irish international footballer Anthony Stokes will face trial next year in relation to an alleged assault at a Dublin nightclub.

Mr Stokes (26) of Claremont Terrace, Glasgow, was sent forward to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on District Court charges of assaulting causing harm to Anthony Bradley (42) at Buck Whaleys on Leeson Street in June 8th, 2013.

Lorcan Staines BL, defending, indicated to Judge Martin Nolan his client was seeking a trial date.

Judge Nolan remanded Mr Stokes on continuing bail to the trial date, which is set for May 11th, 2015.