domestic violence

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Bayern football star Coman to plead guilty to domestic violence

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Melun (France) (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s French international forward Kingsley Coman will go before a judge later this year accused of domestic violence in an incident involving his ex-girlfriend, sources said on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old was arrested and held by police on Monday morning in the Paris suburb of Chessy, the public prosecutor in Meaux told AFP, confirming an earlier report on Europe 1 radio.

Bayern football star Coman to plead guilty to domestic violence

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Melun (France) (AFP) – Bayern Munich’s French international forward Kingsley Coman will go before a judge later this year accused of domestic violence in an incident involving his ex-girlfriend, sources said on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old was arrested and held by police on Monday morning in the Paris suburb of Chessy, the public prosecutor in Meaux told AFP, confirming an earlier report on Europe 1 radio.

Prosecutor recommends jail for French defender Hernandez: press

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Madrid (AFP) – Spain’s public prosecutor asked for a seven-month prison sentence to be handed down to Atletico Madrid’s French defender Lucas Hernandez, Spanish media said Monday.

Hernandez, 20, was arrested Friday after his girlfriend was taken to hospital with minor injuries following an altercation between the pair.

Leicester star Simpson allowed to join title parade

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London (AFP) Leicester defender Danny Simpson will be able to join the Premier League champions' title parade after a judge agreed to quash his curfew sentence for domestic violence on Friday.

Simpson asked a court on Thursday to let him pay a fine instead of finishing his community sentence for throttling his ex-girlfriend Stephanie Ward.

Leicester star Simpson allowed to join title parade

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London (AFP) Leicester defender Danny Simpson will be able to join the Premier League champions' title parade after a judge agreed to quash his curfew sentence for domestic violence on Friday.

Simpson asked a court on Thursday to let him pay a fine instead of finishing his community sentence for throttling his ex-girlfriend Stephanie Ward.

women's soccer

Solo escapes interference with NWSL, USWNT; assault trial set for November

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

Hope Solo will not have to miss any additional time this season with Seattle Reign FC or miss World Cup qualifiers with U.S. Women's National Team due to her legal woes.

She will stand trial for fourth-degree domestic violence assault on Nov. 4, a judge said Monday, long after both the National Women's Soccer League and CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers end.

USWNT’s Solo arrested in alleged domestic violence incident

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U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper was arrested early Saturday morning for her alleged involvement domestic violence incident, Seattle-area media has reported.

Solo was charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault and is scheduled for a mandatory arraignment in court Monday.

Police responded to a disturbance call at Solo's residence around 1 a.

U.S. women set for friendly with Ireland

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By JOSE M. ROMERO

The U.S. women's national team kicks off a five-city exhibition tour in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday night against Ireland, and it's already a media circus with outspoken goalkeeper (and Northwest native) Hope Solo in town.

Solo's off-field personal matters overshadowed the arrival of the Olympic gold medalists on Tuesday.

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Hope Solo and False Analogies

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2014 was a busyyear for domestic violence.

American football heldmost of the spotlight, withthe likes of Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Jonathan Dwyer, Adrian Peterson and Ray McDonald earningsuspensions. The public has begun to question the sport's violent implications. While the discourse has focused on American football, one of soccer's best, Hope Solo, isguilty of beating two relatives in June.

VIDEO: Domestic violence raises by 25% after England games

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Studies conducted by the National Centre for Domestic Violence, ACPO and the BBC revealed that during the 2010 World Cup cases of domestic violence rose by an average 25% after an England match, win or lose.

Raise awareness and help #beatDV.




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