Premier League - Sterling assault case collapses

The assault case against Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling collapsed on Friday day when his former girlfriend failed to support the prosecution's case by giving "disappointing" evidence.

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Raheem Sterling, Liverpool

Sterling was alleged to have attacked 19-year-old model Shana Ann Rose Halliday following a row about a text message, Liverpool Magistrates' Court heard.

But Sterling, from Southport, was formally found not guilty by magistrates when the Crown Prosecution Service withdrew its case after magistrates refused to treat Miss Halliday as a hostile witness

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