Football and sex assault claims

Football and sex assault claims

Footballer faces rape allegations

DETECTIVES are investigating claims that a Premiership footballer and a friend took turns to rape two women in a hotel.

Gillespie wins libel damages over allegations of rape in Spain

NORTHERN Ireland winger Keith Gillespie yesterday accepted substantial undisclosed libel damages over a newspaper claim that he took part in a vicious sexual assault.

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Footballer held in custody over rape claim

PROSECUTORS will decide today whether to pursue a rape case against Arsenal footballer Robin van Persie.

Footballers cleared in Spanish sex case

THREE Premiership footballers accused of sexually assaulting three women while on a training visit to Spain were celebrating yesterday after the case against them was finally thrown out.

Footballer on rape charge

AN Arsenal footballer appeared at the Old Bailey today charged with raping a woman at his home.

Footballers cleared of raping 15-year-old

TWO footballers and three of their friends who suffered "nine months of hell" after being accused of raping a 15-year-old girl were celebrating last night after being found not guilty.

Footballer in court on rape charge

A FOOTBALLER has appeared in court charged with attempted rape, police said yesterday.

Cleared player tells of fears

FORMER Leicester City defender Frank Sinclair says today he fears his reputation has been permanently damaged by false rape allegations.

Spanish court clears Dickov of rape charges

SCOTLAND star Paul Dickov and two other Premiership footballers have been cleared of rape charges by a Spanish court.

Spain drops charges against footballers

THREE Leicester City football players accused of attacking three women during a training break in Spain have had all charges against them dropped.

Footballers 'cleared by forensic tests'

FORENSIC tests have shown there is no link between three Premiership footballers and the three women they were alleged to have sexually assaulted.

Dickov 'to be cleared' of rape charges

SCOTTISH football star Paul Dickov and two other Premiership players are to be cleared of rape charges, according to reports.

Rape accused footballers set for trial

SCOTTISH football star Paul Dickov and two other Premiership players are set to go on trial in Spain over rape allegations, it was reported today.

Dickov back in action for Leicester

SCOTLAND striker Paul Dickov will today return to action for Leicester City along with team-mates Frank Sinclair and Keith Gillespie in a reserve fixture - the first game for the players since the La Manga affair.

Sex-row three taste freedom

THREE Premiership footballers were today spending a first day of freedom in Britain since they were accused of sexually assaulting a group of women in an exclusive Spanish hotel.

Footballers in sex attack probe freed

THE three Leicester City stars facing serious sex assault charges in Spain walked out of jail early today after being granted bail.

Footballer assault 'victims' want £65,000 for story

THE three women accusing Premiership footballers of sexual assault have been trying to sell their story for at least £65,000.

Dickov gets prison visit from wife

THE wife of Leicester City captain Paul Dickov visited him in a Spanish jail today for the first time since his arrest on sex attack charges a week ago.

Judge looks at players' case for bail

A SPANISH judge was due to continue to consider today whether three Leicester City footballers accused of serious sexual assault should be freed on bail.

New legal plea brings hope for footballers held in Spain

THREE English Premiership footballers locked up in a Spanish jail over sex assault allegations are hoping a new legal bid will bring their release.

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