Ched Evans

Ched Evans and Football's Culture of Denial

Chris Godfrey | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Godfrey

Welcoming Evans back would be detrimental, both to the game and, far more importantly, to the victim of his crime and the 85,000 women who are raped in England and Wales every year.

'It Was Unforgiveable But I'm No Rapist,' Ched Evans Says

PA | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK

Convicted rapist Ched Evans has said he is "ashamed" of his actions - but expressed no remorse for his crime, as he continues to protest his innocence...

The Mike Tyson Tweet That Landed Charlie Webster In Ched Evans Hypocrite Row

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK

TV presenter and Sheffield United patron Charlie Webster said she will quit her role with the club if they re-sign Ched Evans. The 25-year-old form...

We Need a Nuanced Discussion of Rape Culture

Ending Victimisation and Blame | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK
Ending Victimisation and Blame

We need to talk about why the woman raped isn't considered an important part of this news story. We need to talk about why a woman who was raped, forced to leave her home and change her name isn't considered worthy of the same consideration as her rapist... Why are we more concerned with Evans' career but not that of the woman who was raped?

Should There Be a Way Back for Ched Evans? Look to the NFL's Michael Vick for an Answer

Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Sport
Charlie Lindlar

In many ways, Michael Vick represents the best of the justice system. He committed horrifying crimes, served his time, reclaimed his lost career, fortune and integrity, and changed himself after coming to terms with the wrongs of the life he was living.

Katie Hopkins Has A Message For Chloe Madeley

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Katie Hopkins has publicly told Chloe Madeley to “accept” that online abuse is par for the course when you’re a celebrity, after she was bombard...

'Give Ched Evans My Love'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Nicola McLean has sent two tweets of support to the mother of Ched Evans, the convicted rapist who was released from prison in the early hours of Frid...

Ched Evans It Now A Free Man

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Footballer Ched Evans' family have described the disgraced striker as a "role model" in a post on their website, as the convicted rapist was left pris...

No, a Convicted Rapist Should Not Be Allowed to Resume His Former Job

Rachel Thompson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Thompson

If Evans were guilty of murder, I sincerely doubt that his fans would be welcoming him back with open arms. Rape is a serious crime and it ruins lives. The take-home message should Evans be reinstated is that rape is not taken seriously as a crime.

Convicted Rapist Evans Could Return To Sheffield United

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Sport

Sheffield United have held talks over whether to decide if convicted rapist Ched Evans will be allowed to play for them again after he is released fro...

Rape Is Always an Act of Violence

Louise Pennington | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK
Louise Pennington

The obsession with the theory that rape itself doesn't cause bodily harm is so very dangerous... It causes physical, psychological and emotional trauma. The emotional and psychological trauma can have physical effects like depression, self-harm and suicidal behaviour.

'To Believe My Mother Is Pro-'Non Violent Rape' Is Ridiculous'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Chloe Madeley has been met with abusive messages on Twitter, after springing to the defence of her mum, Judy Finnigan. SEE MORE: Daily Mail's Sara...

Daily Mail's Sarah Vine Just Reignited The Ched Evans Rape Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

The controversy over the footballing return of convicted rapist Ched Evans to Sheffield United has engulfed social media and the British tabloids toda...

Judy Finnigan Apologises After 'Non-Violent' Rape Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Judy Finnigan has come under fire, after appearing to defend the convicted rapist Ched Evans, during her debut appearance on ‘Loose Women’. Th...

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, ...