Michael Tidster, 30, now bets Kelty Hearts FC in the Lowlands, however began his profession with Celtic.

A former Celtic player appeared in court implicated of driving a car at a staff member from a competing club in a stadium parking area.

Michael Tidster, 30, now bets Kelty Hearts FC in the Lowlands, but started his profession with Celtic.

He also bet Greenock Morton, and was a footballer with the Inverclyde club when the declared attack occurred.

Morton were playing away at Ayr United’s Somerset Park stadium in April 2019, when Tidster is accused of deliberately driving a vehicle directly at an employee of a rival club and hurting the staffer, within the parking lot of the stadium.

Michael Tidster, 30, now plays for Kelty Hearts FC in the Lowlands, however began his career with Celtic.

He pleaded not guilty and will appear again at Ayr Constable Court later on this month.

The case has been continued to a more intermediate hearing on September 23.

A summary trial before a sheriff is currently scheduled to occur on October 6.