Ched Evans rape trial: Footballer 'would not hurt a girl'
Footballer Ched Evans has told a court he would not "hurt a girl" at his retrial for rape.
The Chesterfield forward denies raping a 19-year-old at a Premier Inn in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, on 30 May 2011 and insists it was consensual sex.
Mr Evans, 27, was found guilty of rape at Caernarfon Crown Court in 2012, but his conviction was quashed in April.
He told Cardiff Crown Court on Tuesday there was "nothing sinister" in what he did.
The court heard the woman returned to the hotel with Mr Evans' friend and fellow footballer Clayton McDonald after meeting him at Rhyl's Zu... read more
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