Former Manchester United participant Ryan Giggs pleaded not responsible on Friday as a court docket heard allegations he threw his bare ex-girlfriend out of a lodge bed room after she accused him of flirting with different ladies. A Jan. 24 date has already been set for trial, with the previous Wales nationwide supervisor charged with controlling and coercive behaviour, assault occasioning precise bodily hurt and assault by beating.
The 33-minute listening to at Manchester Crown Court on Friday, which Giggs was obliged to attend, was for the prosecution to element the particulars of the coercive and controlling behaviour cost.
Giggs, 47, is accused of intentionally headbutting his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville and customary assault of her youthful sister Emma.
He was first arrested within the case and launched on bail in November final yr. He has mentioned he seems to be ahead to clearing his identify.
Prosecutor Tim Evans advised the court docket Giggs threatened to ship e-mails to Kate Greville’s buddies and employers about their sexual relationship.
He additionally threw her belongings out of his home when she requested him about different ladies.
At a lodge in London, he continued, Giggs allegedly kicked her within the again and threw her out of the bed room bare “adopted by throwing her bag at her when she accused you of flirting with different ladies.”
Giggs was launched on conditional bail.
Giggs made 963 appearances over 23 years for Manchester United as a participant, a membership report, successful a haul of honours together with 13 Premier League winner’s medals and two UEFA Champions League winner’s medals.
He represented Wales as a participant 64 instances between 1991 and 2007 and took over as nationwide coach in 2018.
A decide mentioned in May that chosen trial jurors must recognise the case had “nothing to do with soccer or an allegiance to any group.”