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Ched Evans: PFA head Gordon Taylor 'sorry' for Hillsborough comparison

The head of the Professional Footballers' Association Gordon Taylor has apologised after he appeared to compare the Ched Evans controversy with the Hillsborough disaster.

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QPR boss: Rapist Evans should be allowed to play again

Harry Redknapp says convicted rapist Ched Evans should be allowed to return to professional football.

Redknapp was speaking before the striker's proposed move to Oldham fell through, but the QPR manager thinks Evans deserves a second chance in life.

Harry Redknapp believes Evans should come back. Credit: PA

"I think it's about getting a second chance in life," the QPR manager said.

"It's very difficult, people make mistakes, dreadful mistakes in life, but people go in prison or whatever they do, whether you've murdered someone or whatever, unfortunately a lot of them come out.

"But once you've done your time you've done your time, and somewhere along the line you've got to come out and make a go of your life."

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