Brighton trial jury dismissed

A jury in the trial of four footballers has been unable to reach a verdict on seven of the eight charges.

Last Updated: 07/02/13 at 22:19 Post Comment

Lewis Dunk: Not guilty of voyeurism

Lewis Dunk: Not guilty of voyeurism

Anton Rodgers, George Barker and Lewis Dunk, all on Brighton's books, denied sexual assault and voyeurism at the Old Bailey in a trial which began on 21 January.

Both charges - relating to an incident involving a 19-year-old woman in July 2011 - were also denied by Steve Cook, who has since joined Bournemouth.

After more than 25 hours of deliberation jurors returned a not guilty verdict on the charge of voyeurism against Dunk.

But no other verdicts were reached, and Prosecutor Richard Barton told the court he would seek a retrial, provisionally set for April 22.

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o Brendan is full of sh!t, who'd have thought it eh?

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resumably, you wanted to keep the version of Downing that was never seen at Anfield. The one that another manager has managed to re-create. The one you passed over.

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he uber commercialisation of the 90s has led to the point where this overly familar, try hard, jolly hockey sticks type fronts up a major football match on a weekly basis. Unlike the great presenters of yesteryear, I doubt he would even recognise the scent of Brut.

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