Liverpool footballer accused of battering former Miss United Kingdom

By Ngozi Obiwulu

Raheem Sterling  and his girlfriend. Photo:  africanspotlight

Raheem Sterling and his girlfriend. Photo: africanspotlight

Raheem Sterling, a Liverpool football club player has been accused of battering and assaulting his 20-year-old girlfriend, Shana Halliday.

Sterling who was arrested at about 10pm on Thursday, August 8, 2013 was arraigned before a court on Friday where he pleaded not guilty.

He has been granted a conditional bail and will stand trial at Liverpool Magistrates’ court on Friday, September 20

Sheila and Raheem have been dating for nearly three years since the winger joined Liverpool club in 2010.

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