Celtic and Rangers fans launch bottles at each other ahead of Old Firm clash amid huge police escort

Shocking footage obtained by The Scottish Sun reveals ugly scenes close to Celtic Park.

Bottles were thrown by both sets of fans outside Glasgow's Emirates Arena as police escorted Rangers fans to the match.

Mounted cops, riot vans and dozens of officers shepherded the Ibrox faithful to Parkhead but hundreds of Hoops fans lined the streets.

Rival supporters taunted each other before ugly scenes erupted with glass bottles tossed into both crowds of fans.

Just two weeks ago at the last Old Firm clash, A Rangers fan leapt from the top of a supporters’ bus after launching a beer bottle amid a clash with rival Celtic fans.

Shocking footage shows the man jump from a double decker coach near Hampden on Sunday after the Old Firm Scottish Cup tie.

He was then chased by a crowd rival Hoops fans down Aitkenhead Road during a large-scale disturbance between both sets of supporters.

The video shows a beer bottle just missing a crowd of Parkhead faithfuls before they charge towards the coach.

Other footage of the same incident shows Celtic fans launch a can at the bus before gesturing and taunting their rivals on board.

Cops say the rushed to the scene as the drama unfolded.and dispersed the crowd. No-one was arrested.

It comes after Celtic and Rangers fans clashed in the street after last month’s powderkeg Old Firm match.

The shock footage shows dozens of fans involved in a large-scale disturbance on Glasgow’s Govan Road.

Hordes of fans are seen running down the street with a number gathered round a white minibus as some appear to get out.

More shocking footage of the fight surfaced online showing dozens of fans in a hostile stand-off and a bus pelted with glass.

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