St James' Park, Newcastle

Next Game

Newcastle v Stoke

Sunday, 08 February 2015, 14:05

Barclays Prem

The KC Stadium

Last Game

Hull City 0 - 3 Newcastle

Saturday, 31 January 2015, 12:45

Barclays Prem

Ranger charged with rape

Police have announced that former Newcastle United forward Nile Ranger has been charged with rape.

Last Updated: 08/07/13 at 15:16

Nile Ranger: Facing a court date on 21 August

Nile Ranger: Facing a court date on 21 August

The 22-year-old, who was born in north London, will appear in court in August, following an investigation by Northumbria Police.

The force said in a statement: "A rape was reported to police on Thursday 24 January, 2013, and relates to an incident which happened in the early hours of Wednesday 23 January at a hotel in Jesmond.

"Nile Ranger, 22, of Bailey Close, Harringay, London, has been charged with rape. He is due to appear before Newcastle Magistrates' Court on 21 August."

The former England Under-19 international made over 50 appearances for Newcastle, many of them as a substitute, and is currently a free agent after he was released by the Magpies in March.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

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

fatbob30
Carroll accuses Rodgers

P

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.

badwolf
Rodgers: I wanted to keep Downing

T

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.

mufc phil
Football On TV: Jake Humphrey

Footer 365

Nemanja Matic says Chelsea happy to maintain their five-point Premier League lead

Midfielder Nemanja Matic was happy to take a point after Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Manchester City.

Roberto Martinez delighted with 'immense' Everton's 1-0 win at Crystal Palace

Roberto Martinez believes his side can now reach their true potential after ending their winless run at Crystal Palace.

Premier League: Chelsea maintain five-point lead after 1-1 draw with Manchester City

Chelsea remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with second-placed Manchester City.

Mail Box

'Costa Is A Bad Man. Suarez Is Not'

That's quite some claim. And yes, unfortunately we are still talking about this. We also have mails on Ronaldinho, possible replacements for Yaya Toure and more...

Red Mist Better Than Calculated Costa?

Hmmm. We're not sure about this argument - one Mailbox says Luis Suarez is easier to forgive because he is a little loco. We also have mails on Studge and more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company