Ched Evans

'Loose Women' Issues Statement After Ched Evans Complaint

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Loose Women’ has responded to a complaint made by the family of Ched Evans, who accused Gloria Hunniford of “misrepresenting the evidence” of...

The Reaction To Evans' Acquittal Is Bound To Do Damage

Mia Doring | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK
Mia Doring

Considering that most rapists walk free from court, or never even make it to court in the first place, what is off-putting, what is frightening, and what is silencing, is the hysterical, gleeful, response from men and women, denigrating the complainant with a level of passion about rape which I never see in response to an actual rape conviction.

Supporters Of Ched Evans' Accuser To Raise £50,000 For Her New Life In Australia

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

More than £15,000 has been raised by well-wishers in support of the woman who accused Ched Evans of rape. Evans was jailed in 2012 for the rape of th...

Ched Evans: This Verdict Was Personal; I Need To Look For Silver Linings

Emily Jacob | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK
Emily Jacob

Because I cannot live in a world which has no hope, I need to look for the silver linings. And I do see them.

BBC Host Defends Asking If Listeners Have 'Sympathy' For Ched Evans' Accuser

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK

A BBC presenter has defended her radio programme’s discussion of the Ched Evans rape verdict after listeners were asked whether they had ‘sympathy...

Ched Evans 'Disassociates' Himself From Online Trolls Targeting His Accuser

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.10.2016 | UK

Ched Evans has said he “absolutely disassociates” himself from anyone who names or targets the woman who accused him of rape. The footballer’s c...

Police Tell People Not To Illegally Name Ched Evans' Accuser Amid Torrent Of Abuse

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK

Police have “reminded” people not to illegally name the woman who accused Ched Evans of rape, as the footballer’s acquittal prompted a fresh tor...

Ched Evans Not Guilty Of Raping Teenager After Retrial

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK

Wales international footballer Ched Evans, 27, has been found not guilty of raping a teenager in a hotel in north Wales following a two week retrial a...

Ched Evans Denies Hiding His Face From CCTV Cameras After Alleged Rape

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

Striker Ched Evans has denied that he attempted to hide his face from CCTV cameras as he left a hotel after allegedly raping a teenager. The Wales int...

Ched Evans Tells Jury Alleged Rape Victim Asked Him To ‘F**k Me Harder’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Ched Evans Denies Hiding His Face From CCTV After Alleged Rape Footballer Ched Evans told a jury on Monday how a teenage waitress “took th...

Ched Evans Retrial: ‘Sex Noises’ And Crude Comments Heard Coming From Hotel Room

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK

A woman arrived at a friend’s house in a hysterical state hours after allegedly being raped by footballer Ched Evans, a court has heard. Cardiff Cro...

Woman Tells Ched Evans Retrial She Woke Up In Hotel ‘Naked And Dead Confused’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK

The woman allegedly raped by footballer Ched Evans said she woke up naked in a hotel room alone and could not remember how she had got there, a court ...

Ched Evans Signs With Chesterfield FC Just Months Before Rape Retrial

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

Footballer Ched Evans, who faces a retrial over rape allegations in October, has been signed Chesterfield almost two years after being released from j...

Ched Evans Is Set To Head Back To Court Over Rape Allegations

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

Ched Evans' will go on trial to face an allegation of rape later this year. The former Wales international appeared at Cardiff Crown Court on Friday a...

'Great News For Ched Evans!' Retrial Backed By Adam Johnson's Sister

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

The sister of disgraced footballer Adam Johnson has publicly backed Ched Evans after he won an appeal against his conviction for raping a 19-year-old ...

Ched Evans Wins Appeal Against Rape Conviction

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

Footballer Ched Evans has won an appeal against his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman - but must face a fresh trial. The decision was announce...

The Uncomfortable Question Adam Johnson's Conviction Asks Us

Ben Moore | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK
Ben Moore

As the pressure mounts on Sunderland AFC to clarify exactly when they knew about Adam Johnson's sexual offences against a child an old question rises ...

Ched Evans' Rape Conviction Referred To Appeal Court

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

Former Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans has had his rape conviction referred to the Court of Appeal. The Criminal Cases Review Com...

Why I Find The Galliano Love-In Hard To Take

Grant Feller | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Grant Feller

Am I able to echo a fellow darling of the fashion clique, Vidal Sassoon, who once memorably said that: 'It's OK saying sorry but when you are drunk you say what you really feel.'?

Fresh Twist In Ched Evans Rape Case

PA | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Sport

Former Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans has submitted "fresh evidence" which he hopes will get his rape conviction overturned. A state...

If Footballers Are Role Models Because Boys Enjoy Watching Them, Then So Are Pornstars

Marvin Williams | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Sport
Marvin Williams

Looks ridiculous on paper right? But somehow saying it out loud appears to mitigate that. Oddly, in the wake of 'the 'Ched Evans rehab vs remorse debate', the age-old argument of 'footballers being role models' returned. But if the saga was evidence of anything it was exactly why the R word should be nowhere near football.

Let Ched Evans Play... But Not for My Team

Hayley Carter | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Sport
Hayley Carter

As we all know, public opinion about this entire sorry saga has fallen in to two camps - ban him from playing football again, or let him play because he's paid his dues to society. But what if you kind of agree with both opinions?

The Beautiful Game of Ugly Morality

Chris Whiting | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Sport
Chris Whiting

Ched Evans has failed yet again to gain a contract at one of England's Football League clubs. Oldham Athletic's board today backed out of negotiations, presumably due to pressure from sponsors and fans - it seems clear to me that this is the right decision for football but what is not clear is why there is so much support for Ched Evans to return to the 'beautiful game'.

Oldham Athletic 'Has No Regrets' Over Ched Evans

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Sport

A director at Oldham Athletic has said he has no regrets over trying to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans. Evans, 26, was poised to be signed by the...

Ched Evans' Victim Deserves an Apology Too, Gordon

Polly Courtney | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK
Polly Courtney

Gordon Taylor has apologised to Liverpool families who suffered a miscarriage of justice; I would like to see him apologise to the victim of a crime that he appears to have conveniently erased from his version of history: the rape of a woman by Ched Evans. She deserves an apology too.