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Former United man in river incident

Former United man in river incident

Former Dundee United winger Gary Mackay-Steven was rescued from a river following a night out in Glasgow.

Mackay-Steven had to be pulled out of the River Kelvin by firefighters early on Sunday morning while suffering from the effects of hypothermia. He was was then taken by paramedics to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

The incident is reported to have taken place close to the Benalder bridge in the west end of the Glasgow at approximately 2.30am.

"The club can confirm Gary Mackay-Steven was involved in an incident in the River Kelvin on Sunday morning," said Aberdeen's official website. "He was treated for hypothermia but is now at home and recovering well. On behalf of Gary, the club extends its thanks to the emergency services involved."

The 26-year-old joined the Dons from Celtic in July having previously been at Tannadice and before that Airdrie United.



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Date:Monday August 28 2017
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