Professional footballer cleared of rape allegation
January 8, 2024
Sunderland Footballer, Jack Diamond has today been acquitted of rape allegations at Newcastle Crown Court.
In a statement Mr Diamond Said:
“I have today been acquitted of all charges at Newcastle Crown Court. I have always maintained my innocence and today marks my total exoneration underlined by the jury reaching its verdict in 7 minutes.
I am grateful to the jury for considering the evidence carefully and reaching what is the correct conclusion. I always said I was looking forward to clearing my name in court.
The last 18 months have been hugely challenging.
I would like to thank my legal team Ms Laws KC, Mr Darbyshire and the entire team at Blackfords for their dedication and skill. I would also like to thank all the friends and family who have been with me during this time. I now look forward to resuming my career with the assistance of Freddie Akehurst at Evolve Talent Group who has been instrumental in carrying me through this testing period”
8 January 2024