Caption: Assault Trial date set for Liverpool's winger, Raheem Sterling
01 March 2013

Assault Trial date set for Liverpool's winger, Raheem Sterling

By John Ramos

A trial date has been set for Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling following an allegation of assault.

The teenage England footballer will stand trial over the alleged assault of a woman in Liverpool.

18 year old Mr Sterling, denies the common assault of a 27-year old woman in Toxteth on 2 November.
The winger who is from Woolton, entered a formal not guilty plea to the charges through his solicitor.
The footballer did not attend the hearing at Liverpool Magistrates' Court.

District Judge Lloyd warned him that a trial will now go ahead on 20th May at Liverpool Magistrates Court.

Mr Sterling made his debut for England against Sweden in November.

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