Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs has denied charges of assaulting two women and controlling & coercive behaviour.
The Wales manager has pleaded not guilty to an allegation he was violent and engaged in behaviour towards his ex-girlfriend, which included harassment, belittling & isolation.
The 47-year-old also entered a not guilty plea of actual bodily harm to PR executive Kate Greville at his home in Manchester on 1st November last year.
He has also been charged with the common assault of Emma Greville, during the same alleged incident.
He appeared in the dock for his first court appearance as the three charges against him were read out and he entered his not guilty pleas.
Giggs is to appear at Manchester Crown Court on 26th May.