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Scotland fans knocked out man after England match

Ryan Baillie was attacked by Josh Lewis and Kyle Byrne outside a pub in Glasgow.

Hampden clash: The teams drew 2-2 in the qualifier.
Hampden clash: The teams drew 2-2 in the qualifier. SNS

Two Scotland fans left a man unconscious outside a busy pub after watching their team play England.

Ryan Baillie was attacked by Josh Lewis, 23, and Kyle Byrne, 26, who were wearing identical pink Scotland away tops, outside the Storm Queen pub on Dumbarton Road in June this year.

They punched and kicked their victim and Byrne hit Mr Baillie with a sandwich board.

Lewis then landed a "ferocious blow" on him, knocking him unconscious on the road for several minutes.

Lewis and Byrne hailed a taxi to Govan and directed the driver to go on a longer route that did not take them past Mr Baillie.

The men were identified from CCTV footage and when police searched Lewis' house they saw a pink Scotland top worn by him that night.

Mr Baillie was taken to the neurosurgery department with serious head injuries and kept in for five days.

At Glasgow Sheriff Court, Lewis, from Govan, admitted the assault on June 10 by punching and kicking Mr Baillie to his severe injury and permanent impairment.

Byrne, who was remanded over the attack, admitted punching and kicking Mr Baillie and hitting him on the body with a sandwich board.

He was jailed for eight months on Thursday by sheriff Joseph Platt for his part in the attack and Lewis was handed a 20-month sentence.

The court heard Mr Baillie had suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and panic attacks since the incident.

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