Stoke news

Shotton not guilty of assault

December 18, 2012
By David Instone
Stoke City's Ryan Shotton has been cleared of assault following an incident in Hanley city centre in the summer.

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Shotton, 24, was found not guilty of attacking Mark McDonald and said afterwards: "I am just a happy man. Justice has been done."

North Staffordshire magistrates heard that Shotton, who missed the draw with Everton on Saturday because of a one-match suspension, punched Mr McDonald once in the early hours of June ...

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