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Funeral held for former Bury director Neville Neville

The funeral of Neville Neville will be held in Bury today. The father of former Manchester United stars Gary and Phil Neville died in Sydney earlier this month. He'd flown there to support his daughter Tracey, who coaches the England netball team.

The former director of his hometown club Bury FC, collapsed and later died in hospital. Tracey paid tribute to her father on Granada Reports:


Neville father cleared of sexual assault

Neville Neville Credit: PA Images

The father of former England footballers Gary and Phil Neville has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman.

Neville Neville, 64, admitted he engaged in sexual activity with the middle-aged complainant in her car just 20 yards from his house but said it was consensual.

The woman told a jury at Bolton Crown Court that Neville drunkenly forced himself upon her.


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Neville Neville bailed until May

The 63-year-old man thought to be Neville Neville was bailed until May pending further police enquiries.

Neville Neville in the stands at Everton v Manchester United in 2010. Credit: Empics

Mr Neville's two sons Gary and Phil both played football for Manchester United and England while daughter Tracey played netball for England.

He is a former director of Bury Football Club, where wife Jill is still club secretary.

Neville Neville attends son Gary's wedding in 2007. Credit: Empics
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Gary Neville's father Neville 'arrested' on suspicion of indecent assault

Neville Neville, left, watches an Everton match with son Gary, right, in 2011. Credit: PA

A man arrested on suspicion of indecent assault is believed to be Neville Neville, the father of former England footballers Gary and Phil, ITV News understands.

Police said they arrested a 63-year-old man after reports of an incident in Bury in the early hours of Saturday.