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# Second chance
Ched Evans completes return to Sheffield United after being found not guilty of rape
The striker will be playing in the Championship next season.
# Not Guilty
Footballer Ched Evans cleared of raping teenager after retrial
Evans previously served two-and-a-half years in jail for rape.
# Wales
Ched Evans takes the stand at retrial, denies rape and claims he was being 'childish'
The footballer said the woman consented to sex.
# Consent
Ched Evans rape retrial: Alleged victim has no memory of being asked if Evans could 'join in'
Defence lawyers claim the woman had ‘taken the lead’ during consensual sexual intercourse.
# Rape Trial
Teenager so drunk she could not have consented, court told in Ched Evans retrial
The Chesterfield striker is accused of raping a woman at a hotel in May 2011.
# Second chance
Ched Evans to return to professional football after signing contract with Chesterfield
The 27-year-old is facing a retrial over a rape allegation later this year.
# appeal
Ched Evans wins appeal against rape conviction
The former Sheffield United footballer will now face a retrial.
# Courts
Footballer Ched Evans has a chance of having his conviction for rape overturned
His case is being sent to the Court of Appeal.
# ched Evans
Decision expected soon on whether convicted rapist Ched Evans will be granted fresh appeal
The Criminal Cases Review Commission have spent the last 10 months investigating.
# Education
Brighton's young players are being given sexual consent training
It’s the first time a club has provided such a platform.
# ched Evans
Oldham director says he's 'ashamed to be British' after Ched Evans saga
Barry Owen says ‘deplorable abuse & vile content’ prevented the convicted rapist of joining the club last month.
# ched Evans
Convicted rapist Ched Evans reveals 'fresh evidence' submitted to Review Commission
Former Sheffield United striker says on his website that be believes the information strengthens his case.
# ched Evans
Oldham owner on Ched Evans: 'I still think the right thing would have been to take him'
Simon Corney says the club underestimated ‘the attention and fury’.
# Apology
PFA Chief Gordon Taylor apologises for comparing Ched Evans case to Hillsborough victims
Taylor made his initial comments on Thursday.
# insensitive
PFA chief under fire after comparing Ched Evans case to Hillsborough tragedy
Gordon Taylor made the comments on BBC Radio 5 Live on Thursday night.
# thursday round-up
We'll Leave It There So: Oldham say no to Evans, a Limerick legend retires and all today's sport
Also, Man United signed a very decorated goalkeeper.
# U-turn
Ched Evans issues an apology as 'death threats' force Oldham to pull out of deal
The player maintained his innocence in a statement issued through the PFA this afternoon.
# ched Evans
Oldham sponsor cuts ties ahead of Ched Evans 'imminent signing'
League One club hope to make an announcement tomorrow.
# Monday Round-up
We'll Leave It There So: Jamie's okay, cricketers name World Cup squad and all today's sport
Jamie Heaslip should have recovered from injury in time for Leinster’s next Champions Cup game.
# ched Evans
Over 22,000 people have signed a petition against Ched Evans joining Oldham
Signing Evans would send out “a damaging message about rape and sexual consent,” say opponents of the move.
# Second chance
Ched Evans in talks to sign for League One club, says PFA chief
Gordon Taylor told BBC Radio 5 Live that the convicted rapist is in discussions to make a return to football.
# ched Evans
Maltese club aim to give Ched Evans 'second chance' with short-term contract
Convicted rapist offered a deal by Maltese Premier League leaders Hibernians FC.
# Sport Preview 2015
My sporting wish for 2015: football's murky underworld is eradicated
The Ched Evans case was a horrible indictment of the sport at its absolute worst.
# Backtrack
Hartlepool rule out signing convicted rapist Ched Evans
New boss Ronnie Moore had seemingly opened the door to an deal yesterday.
# Controversial
'He's served his time and wants to play football' - Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans
Ronnie Moore says bringing the convicted rapist to the League Two club is ‘a possibility’.
# Reversal
Sheffield United reverse decision to allow convicted rapist Ched Evans train with club
The club made the announcement in a statement this evening.
# Reads
Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
Living with Ebola, Charlie Manson and the rise of the Spanish left wing.
Opinion: Some men (and women) still don't believe that rape exists
Rapes by ‘monsters’ are actually a much rarer disease on the world. The greater epidemic is the violent men that can be found in kitchens, sports grounds and hotel rooms around the world.
# Anger
The PFAI has removed blog post defending convicted rapist Ched Evans
The article appeared on the association’s website.
# Step Down
Musician Paul Heaton the latest to resign from Sheffield United over Ched Evans
The Beautiful South singer has stepped down as patron of the club.
# Abuse
Police investigating after rape tweet targets Jessica Ennis-Hill
Olympic champions spoke out yesterday against convicted rapist Ched Evans.
# ched Evans
FA chairman Greg Dyke says Ched Evans is 'not an important issue'
Fair to say he made a bit of a mess of this.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
The rain, the Dáil stand-off and Russell Brand: Here’s what everyone’s been talking about today.
# taking a stand
Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract
The Olympic champion is opposed to the player’s possible return to Sheffield United.
# Comeback
Ched Evans is entitled to resume his career according to Nigel Clough
The Sheffield United manager says that the club is not yet prepared to make a decision on whether or not Evans will be re-signed.
# wednesday
We'll Leave It There So: Sexton and Roche get nominated, Scottish Cockneys and all today's sport
Also, the controversy surrounding Ched Evans’ return to football continued.
# ched Evans
Patrons, shirt sponsors pile on pressure following Ched Evans' return to Sheffield United
TV presenter Charlie Webster said that a convicted rapist should not be allowed to represent the community.
# Comeback
Ched Evans trains with Sheffield United after release from prison
The convicted rapist will link up with his former club after a request from the PFA.
Debate Room: Should Ched Evans be allowed to return to professional football?
We asked two commentators to give their views on the issue…
# statement
Ched Evans wants a second chance in football after his release from jail
The former Sheffield United striker has appeared in a video with his girlfriend and insists he wants to clear his name.