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Man charged with murder after Edinburgh football social club 'stabbing'

Edinburgh City Football Club's social club
Image caption Edinburgh City Football Club's social club, which was formerly known as the Loch Inn

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a disturbance outside a football social club.

Emergency services were called to Edinburgh City FC's social club in Lochend Road South at about 00:15 on Sunday.

Electrician Andrew McCarron, 49, was injured and later died in hospital.

Paul Smith, 42, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in connection with the incident. He made no plea to the murder charge and was remanded in custody.

Mr McCarron worked for property developer David Love Property.

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