A WOMAN and four men have been charged by cops following a large-scale disturbance in Merchant City after an Old Firm football clash.

Cops announced the 24-year-old female and four males, aged 27, 25, 23 and 20, were arrested in connection with the incident on Sunday, March 31, around 5pm. 

A man left injured during a mass brawl in Glasgow's city centre on the same day is still fighting for his life, almost two weeks on from the incident.

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Francis McCann, 47, was rushed to hospital after allegedly being stabbed in the neck during the disturbance on Blackfriars Street on Sunday.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of an individual over his alleged attempted murder.

Eyewitnesses described how the man 'slumped' against a wall after being attacked while horrified families looked on.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene and the victim was transferred to hospital.

His condition is still being described as critical.


Two other men, aged 29 and 30, were also taken to the nearby Royal Infirmary Hospital with serious injuries but have since been released.

The five are expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday 15 April 2019.