Celtic ace Leigh Griffiths is to face trial accused of a rushing offence dedicated simply days prior to his sensational Global Cup qualifier double towards England.
The Hoops superstar is said to had been riding his four-litre, 469 horsepower, Mercedes AMG C63 at 62mph on Dundee’s Kingsway on June three this yr.
The rate prohibit at the highway is 50.
The case towards Griffiths referred to as nowadays at Dundee magistrate courtroom.
Griffiths didn’t attend in individual and his legal professionals wrote to the courtroom getting into a plea of no longer accountable on his behalf.
Fiscal depute Claire Rowan requested trial date be set in his case.
JP Frank Buchan set a tribulation date in overdue February 2018 and ordered Griffiths to seem in individual at a pre-trial listening to previous that month.
The price towards Griffiths alleges that on June three this yr at Kingsway West, Dundee, close to the Myrekirk roundabout, Griffiths drove at 62mph in a 50mph zone.
Simply seven days later Griffiths netted two shocking loose kicks to position Scotland right into a overdue lead towards England at Hampden.
However a Harry Kane strike deep into damage time supposed the sport completed 2-2.