Ched Evans walks into rape trial hand-in-hand with girlfriend
Footballer Ched Evans arrived at court hand-in-hand with his girlfriend to face an allegation of rape.
He walked into Cardiff Crown Court accompanied by his girlfriend Natasha Massey.
The Wales striker, who plays for League One side Chesterfield, is accused of raping a woman in May 2011.
His trial is expected to last two weeks and will be presided over by Judge Mrs Justice Nicola Davies.
The former Manchester City and Sheffield United forward, who has made 13 appearances for Wales, denies the charge against him.
The 27-year-old entered a not guilty plea during a court hearing in May.
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