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Threats to Aberdeen FC probed in wake of Neil Lennon incident

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Image caption Neil Lennon says he was verbally abused as he watched a League Cup semi-final

Police are investigating after threatening mail was sent to Aberdeen FC in the wake of allegations of abuse directed at Celtic manager Neil Lennon.

Mr Lennon said he was verbally abused and had a coin thrown at him as he watched the League Cup semi-final last Saturday when Aberdeen beat St Johnstone.

Neither Police Scotland or Aberdeen FC would give any details about the nature of the threat.

Inquiries are ongoing.

A separate police investigation is continuing into the earlier Tynecastle Stadium incident.

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