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Three men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the naming on Twitter of the victim in the Ched Evans rape case, North Wales police said.
Lawyers for Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans say he will appeal against his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room. In a statement posted on the Yorkshire club's website, law said he "maintains his innocence".
Evans was jailed after being found guilty of raping the woman at a hotel in North Wales last May.
David Fish QC, for the defence, told the court it was a "sad day" for Evans.
"He is aged 23 and has, until now, had a promising career to which he has devoted his whole life since his teens," he said.
"That career has now been lost."
In mitigation, Mr Fish said Evans had not targeted the complainant and had come to the matter "very late".
Detective Chief Inspector Steve Williams, senior investigating officer for North Wales Police, said:
Nita Dowell, Senior Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service in Wales, said:
Clayton McDonald's legal team said in a statement published on Port Vale FC's website:
A footballer was jailed for five years today for raping a teenager who was "too drunk to consent" to sex as two of his friends watched and tried to film it on a mobile phone.
Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans was found guilty of raping the then 19-year-old at a hotel following a night out in Rhyl, north Wales, last May.
His co-defendant, Port Vale defender Clayton McDonald, was found not guilty of the same charge.
Court proceedings were disrupted after McDonald was acquitted, prompting a brief adjournment.
The court heard that both men admitted they had sex with the woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, but the prosecution said she was too drunk to consent to sexual intercourse.
Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans was jailed for five years today after being found guilty of raping a 19-year-old woman who was "too drunk to consent" to sex.
Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans was found guilty of raping a woman who was "too drunk to consent" to sex at Caernarfon Crown Court today.
Evans has made 13 international appearances for Wales.
For more on the case see ITV Wales.
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Wales striker Ched Evans was jailed for five years today after being convicted of raping a woman who was "too drunk to consent" to sex.