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Footballers cleared of sexual assault

May 24, 2013
By Mike Whalley
The son of Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was one of four footballers found not guilty on Friday of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in a Brighton hotel room.

Anton Rodgers, Lewis Dunk, George Barker and Steve Cook were cleared by a jury at the Old Bailey in London. Jurors also cleared Rodgers, Barker and Cook not guilty of voyeurism. Dunk had been cleared of that offence an earlier trial.

All four men, who were team-mates at Championship side Brighton at the time ...

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