Assault case against Liverpool footballer collapses

Liverpool and England footballer Raheem Sterling. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The assault case against Liverpool footballer Raheem Sterling collapsed today when his former girlfriend failed to support the prosecution's case by giving "disappointing" evidence at Liverpool Magistrates' Court.

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Sterling assault case collapses

Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling has been cleared of assault after the case against him collapsed when his former girlfriend failed to support the prosecution's case by giving "disappointing" evidence.