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Ched Evans' Apology Doesn't Exactly Have Twitter Convinced

08/01/2015 17:52 GMT | Updated 08/01/2015 17:59 GMT

Convicted rapist Ched Evans has issued an apology for the "effects" of his actions after Oldham Athletic pulled out of a deal to sign him.

The League One club claimed that the decision was due to club staff being threatened, although the announcement was preceded by sponsorship deals falling apart and widespread anger.

Following these events, public reaction is mixed.

There is still debate over whether or not he should be allowed a job:

And there are still people comparing him to other footballers who have committed crimes:

People are offended by his apology:

And there are people apologising for him:

But there are also a large amount of anger about the threats being sent to Oldham Athletic staff:

There are also a large number of people piping up who didn't understand the meaning of the word consent, but they are too enraging to embed.