Neville Neville, the father of footballers Gary and Phil, leaves Bury Magistrates Court having appeared charged with sexually assaulting a woman in March this year. Mr Neville, 63, confirmed his name, age and address before being granted bail to appear before Bolton Crown Court on July 1.
The father of Premier League and England footballers Gary and Phil Neville is due to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates' Court charged with sexual assault.
Neville Neville, 63, is accused of sexually assaulting a 46-year-old woman in March.
– Simon McKay, Neville Neville's solicitor-advocate
I confirm Mr Neville has been charged with sexual assault.
In response to the CPS's swift and public statement, I wish to state clearly that he strenuously denies the allegation.
I am instructed to test the propriety of the decision to charge and Mr Neville intends to defend the allegation vehemently.
Please respect the family's privacy at this difficult time.
– Nazir Afzal, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS North West
Greater Manchester Police has investigated an allegation of sexual assault by Neville Neville in March 2013.
I have reviewed all the evidence that they have gathered and have authorised the police to charge him with one count of sexual assault against a 46-year-old woman.
He has been bailed to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates’ Court on 12 June 2013.
The father of footballers Gary and Phil Neville, Neville Neville, aged 63, from Bury, Greater Manchester, has been charged with sexual assault, the Crown Prosecution Service said.