London (AFP) – British footballer Ched Evans will face a retrial starting on October 4 for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman, a court ruled on Friday. Judge Nicola Davies also said the retrial for the former Wales international would be held in Cardiff. Evans was released from prison in October 2014 after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping the woman in a hotel room in Rhyl, north Wales in May 2011.
Footballer Ched Evans' appeal against his conviction for rape starts at the Court of Appeal.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans will reportedly train with Sheffield United later this week. The former Wales striker was looking for a way back into football after serving half of the five year sentence imposed for raping a 19 year old...
Footballer Ched Evans has his conviction for rape quashed at the Court of Appeal in London, but will face a new trial.