EX-ARSENAL SOCCER PLAYER ADMITS HAVING SEX WITH 14-YEAR OLD GIRL
June 17, 2020
An English soccer star has admitted having sex with a 14-year-old girl and sharing child porn on Snapchat, according to reports.
Former Arsenal winger Tyrell Robinson, 22, pleaded guilty Tuesday to engaging in sexual activity with a child, as well as making and distributing an indecent image of a child, the BBC said.
He was ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register before he was allowed to leave Bradford Crown Court on bail, the broadcaster said.
“All options will be open to the judge who deals with your case, and that will very much include the possibility of a prison sentence,” Judge Jonathan Rose warned him. A date was not given for sentencing.
The pro player — who was just 7 when he first played for Arsenal’s youth team — had been fired by Bradford City for gross misconduct after he was charged by police in February, the report said.
“He had a promising football career in front of him,” Mike Harrison, editor of a Bradford City fanzine, told the Bradford Telegraph & Argus.
“He has thrown it away for whatever sexual gratification he [had],” he said.
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