Ex NUFC star charged with rape

Former Newcastle United player Nile Ranger has been charged with rape after an incident in a hotel in January this year.

Ranger, who was sacked from Newcastle United, was charged in relation to an incident in a Jesmond hotel in the early hours of Wednesday Januatry 23, 2013 and was reported to police the next day.

Ranger, 22, used to reside in Forest Hall, but now of Bailey Close, Harringay, London, has been charged with rape and is due to appear before Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on August 21.