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Buck Whaleys nightclub on Leeson St, Dublin. Buck Whaleys via Facebook

Gardaí investigating alleged assault by footballer at Buck's nightclub in Dublin

The alleged assault took place late Friday night, early Saturday morning at the popular nightclub.

GARDAÍ IN PEARSE Street, are investigating an alleged assault on a man that took place at a Dublin nightclub over the weekend.

The alleged assault took place at Buck Whaleys, known as ‘Buck’s', on Leeson Street late on Friday night, early Saturday morning.

It is understood that the man thought to be responsible for the assault is an Irish soccer player.

Gardaí said this morning that the matter is currently “under investigation”.

Anyone with information can contact gardaí at Pearse Street on 01 666 9000 or the Garda Confidential Number at 1800 666 111.

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