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The Independent

Footballer Mason Greenwood to look in courtroom charged with tried rape

Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood will face courtroom immediately charged with tried rape.

The 21-year-old ahead can be accused of assault in addition to controlling and coercive behaviour. All three costs relate to the identical lady.

Greenwood, who has been capped as soon as for England, will seem at Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester on Monday for a plea listening to.

He was granted bail on the similar courtroom final month, with situations to not contact witnesses, together with the complainant, and to reside at an handle in Bow Inexperienced Street in Bowdon.

The participant was first held in January over allegations regarding a younger lady after photographs and movies had been posted on-line.

He had been on bail since however was arrested within the Trafford space on October 15 for an alleged breach of situations, then granted bail days later.

The controlling and coercive behaviour cost pertains to a interval between November 2018 and October this yr, the place Greenwood is alleged to have made threatening and derogatory feedback in the direction of the complainant, in addition to accessing and monitoring her social media accounts.

The cost of assault occasioning precise bodily hurt is dated December 2021.

Inside hours of the allegations surfacing on-line in the beginning of the yr, Greenwood was suspended from enjoying or coaching with the Previous Trafford membership.

Nike suspended and later terminated its sponsorship take care of Greenwood, whereas Electronic Arts confirmed his removing from lively squads on its Fifa 22 sport.

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