Nine plead guilty to naming footballer rape victim online

Evans is due to appeal against his conviction at the Court of Appeal tomorrow
Evans is due to appeal against his conviction at the Court of Appeal tomorrow Credit: PA

Nine people have pleaded guilty to revealing online the identity of a woman raped by former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans.

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Footballer loses rape appeal

Welsh footballer Ched Evans has lost his Court of Appeal challenge against his conviction for rape. Evans also lost an appeal against his five-year jail sentence.