Date revealed: Tuesday 2d January 2018 three:16
Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan kicked his female friend in a protracted attack, a courtroom has heard.
The 25-year-old pleaded in charge to not unusual attack by means of beating when he seemed at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court docket on Tuesday.
The courtroom heard he had attacked Rachael Wall on Duke Side road in Liverpool town centre at round three.20am on Friday December 22.
District Pass judgement on Wendy Lloyd stated she were given a breakdown of CCTV of the incident, which confirmed Flanagan assaulting his spouse on “a number of events” and kicking her at one level.
She stated: “It is a extended attack, no longer only one episode of violence.”
The courtroom heard the sufferer had no longer equipped a observation.
Lionel Greig, protecting, stated there were no earlier incidents of home violence within the dating.
He stated: “They need to confidently simply put this subject in the back of them and transfer ahead in a favorable method.”
He stated each events were inebriated on the time.
Mr Greig stated: “It is a younger guy of no earlier convictions, he’s 25 years of age, he lives at house together with his folks and he has been in a dating with the complainant for some 18 months.”
Pass judgement on Lloyd requested for a pre-sentence report back to be ready by means of the Probation Provider and warned Flanagan he would face a group penalty.
She stated: “I want to be reassured that those instances won’t ever be repeated once more.”
The defender, who wore a black go well with and tie, used to be given unconditional bail till January 17, when he’ll be sentenced.
Liverpool-born Flanagan has made greater than 50 first-team appearances for Liverpool since making his debut elderly 18.
He spent the 2016-17 season on mortgage at Burnley after 20 months out because of damage and has featured handiest as soon as within the first group this season for Liverpool once they had been knocked out of the Carabao Cup by means of Leicester.
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