Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs pleaded not guilty of a charge that he was violent towards a woman in her 30’s. The charge included isolation, belittling, humiliation, harassment, degradation, and abuse. Giggs is currently the manager of the Welsh National team.
Ryan Giggs pleaded not guilty in relation to an incident at his home of bodily harm in Worsley, Greater Manchester. There was a charge of common assault during the same incident towards a woman in her 20’s.
He appeared at the Manchester Magistrates’ Court for the first of the three charges. The charge was read and then entered his not guilty pleas. Giggs released a statement stating that he understood the seriousness of the allegations and had full respect for the process of the law
“I will plead not guilty in court and look forward to clearing my name.” the statement added. “I would like to wish Robert Page, the coaching staff, the players, and the supporters every success at the Euros this summer.”
Giggs won 64 caps for Wales and had a glittering playing career with Manchester United, winning 13 Premier League titles, two Champions League trophies, four FA Cups, and three League Cups. He is also a co-owner of League Two side Salford City.