Glasgow & West Scotland

Ex Celtic Boys Club official faces sex abuse charge

A former official at Celtic Boys Club has been charged in connection with alleged historical sexual offences.

The BBC understands that the man is Frank Cairney who was a former coach and manager at the boys club.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "An 81-year-old man has been detained and charged in connection with non-recent sexual offences."

It is understood that Mr Cairney will appear in court on Wednesday.

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