Harry Maguire's assault conviction nullified following appeal

Harry Maguire's assault conviction nullified following appeal

The defender was originally named for the national squad for September games. The sentences for all three defendants were suspended for three years. The court was told that Maguire said: "Don't you know who I am?" to arresting officers, something his partner Fern Hawkins described as "lies" in a social media post on Tuesday.

Maguire, who was released from custody over the weekend, was not present at the trial on the nearby island of Syros.

The England global defender was arrested late last Thursday after a fight at a nightclub in Mykonos.

Manchester United fans were sceptical about the outcome of the court case but others said Maguire should have been more careful.

The latest twist has arrived as a Harry Maguire retrial will take place Greece, one day after he was found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated attempts of bribery.

However, his club Manchester United say the conviction has been nullified by the lodging of the appeal.

He added: "I remain strong and confident regarding our innocence in this matter - if anything myself, family and friends are the victims". Despite that, the Greek authorities want the Manchester and England defender to apologize for the behavior of himself and his family and friends during the alleged incident.

The guilty verdict has also cost Maguire his spot for England's Nations League doubleheader against Iceland and Denmark next month, as confirmed by coach Gareth Southgate. "I have made this decision in the best interests of all parties and with consideration of the impact on our preparations".

Midfielder Phillips was a key part of the Leeds United squad that earned promotion from the Championship as league winners under Marcelo Bielsa.

He called a surprised Phillips on Tuesday morning.

"Now clearly if facts change further down the line or information changes, then I have to review that decision".

He became captain at Old Trafford midway through his first season.

Southgate said of Foden and Greenwood: "They've been involved with England in the junior teams so they're used to coming here, they're used to being part of an England team". They're both hugely exiting players.

Sterling attended Usain Bolt's 34th birthday party last Friday, after which the eight-time Olympic champion announced he was self-isolating while awaiting the results of a coronavirus test, encouraging all others who had come into contact with him to go into quarantine. "That is up to them".

There is no recognised left-back in the squad as Leicester City's Ben Chilwell misses out with a heel problem, while there are recalls for Kyle Walker, Eric Dier and James Ward-Prowse.

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