Ched Evans

61,000 Urge Sheffield United Not To Re-Sign Jailed Evans

The Huffington Post UK And PA | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Sport

Over 61,000 people have signed an online petition urging Sheffield United not to re-sign jailed striker Ched Evans. Evans, who was imprisoned for r...

Ched Evans Loses Rape Conviction Appeal

PA | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Sport

Former Wales striker Ched Evans has lost a challenge against his conviction for rape. The former Sheffield United and Manchester City player had hi...

Twitter Users Must Pay Ched Evans Rape Victim For Naming Her

PA | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

Nine people have each been ordered to pay a rape victim £624 in one of the first cases of its kind after they admitted revealing her identity on soci...

Two Women And Three Men Charged After Revealing Ched Evans Rape Victim

PA | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Five more people have been charged with revealing online the identity of a woman raped by footballer Ched Evans, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) s...

Two Charged In Ched Evans Rape Identity Case

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Two people have been charged with revealing the identity of a woman raped by footballer Ched Evans online, the Crown Prosecution said. Dominic Gree...

Evans Loses Rape Appeal

PA | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Sport

Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans has lost the first stage of his appeal against his rape conviction, his lawyers said. The 23-year-...

Jailed Evans Released By Sheffield United

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Sport

Jailed rapist Ched Evans has been released by his club, Sheffield United. The footballer is serving five years in prison after being convicted in A...

Police At Sky News After Ched Evans Rape Victim's Name Broadcast

PA | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

Police have met staff at Sky News after the broadcaster inadvertently published the name of the teenager raped by Sheffield United footballer Ched Eva...

'YouTube Of Social Action' Launches In UK

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Tech

"Cures" for homosexuality, removing convicted rapist Ched Evans from the Professional Footballers’ Association 'team of the year list and protecting...

'I Have Nothing,' Disgraced Evans Complains To His Mother

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

Ched Evans has complained that he has "no faith in the justice system" after being convicted of raping a woman in a hotel room. The Sheffield Unite...

Four More Arrested Over Ched Evans Rape Victim Naming

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

Four more men have been arrested in connection with the alleged naming on Twitter of the victim in footballer Ched Evans' rape case. The four men, ...

Thirteenth Arrest In Twitter 'Naming' Rape Case

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK

A thirteenth arrest has been made in connection with the naming on Twitter of the victim in footballer Ched Evans' rape case. A man from Rhyl was h...

Nine Arrested Over Naming Of Ched Evans Rape Victim On Twitter

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Nine more people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the naming on Twitter of the victim in the footballer Ched Evans rape case, Nort...

Online Petition Against 'Very Troubling' Ched Evans PFA Award

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

Thousands of people have signed an online petition to remove footballer Ched Evans from an end-of-season honours list following his conviction for rap...

Telegraph: We Believe You Campaign For Evans' Rape Victim

www.telegraph.co.uk | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK

Hundreds of furious commentators have launched an internet campaign to support the victim of rapist footballer Ched Evans, in an attempt to silence on...

Ched Evans Fans Plan To Applaud Convicted Rapist At Sheffield United Match

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

Rumours that fans of former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans would applaud the convicted rapist during Saturday's match proved unfounded. Those ...

More Arrests To Follow In Rape Twitter 'Naming' Case

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

Three men arrested as part of the investigation into the naming on Twitter of the victim in the Ched Evans rape case have been released on bail, polic...

Three Arrests After Ched Evans Rape Victim Named On Social Network

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Three people have been arrested by police investigating the alleged naming of Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans' rape victim on Twitter. The w...

Football, Rape and Other Popular Culture

Kerry Ann Akers | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Ann Akers

Rape culture is fostered in societies where attitudes encourage, condone, tolerate or excuse male sexual aggression. Our society is saturated with rape culture, from police targets which encourage police to 'no crime' reported rapes, to 1 in 5 of the population surveyed believing that if a woman acts flirtatiously, she should accept responsibility should she then be raped.

Wales Footballer Evans To Appeal Rape Conviction

Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans is to appeal against his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room, his lawyers have ...

Arrests Made In Ched Evans Rape Victim Twitter Revelations

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

There are reports that North Wales Police has made a number of arrests in connection with Twitter users naming the woman raped by Ched Evans. Afte...

Under-Fire Sky News Accidentally Names Ched Evans Rape Victim

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

Sky News has come under fire for revealing the name of the woman raped by Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans by accident in a live broadcast. T...

Misogynistic Twitter Bile About Ched Evans Case Shows Law Needs to Change

Katie Russell | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK
Katie Russell

The Little Tweets of Misogyny tumblr carries a number of high-profile 'trigger warnings' for survivors of rape and other forms of sexual violence before it allows you to read its contents, and not without good cause. It's simply a collection of Twitter posts that have appeared since the sentencing of Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans rape but it is appalling both in the volume and violence of the misogynistic abuse it contains.

Imogen Thomas Sympathises With Ched Evans Rape Victim Abused On Twitter

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Imogen Thomas has said she feels sorry for the woman raped by footballer Ched Evans, after users of the social media site Twitter named and abused the...

Twitter Account Exposes Ched Evans Sympathisers

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Sport

Sheffield United striker Ched Evans was sentenced to five years for rape on Friday, and immediately gained sympathisers on Twitter. One account on ...