Agent of Sheffield Wednesday manager and players charged with wounding after pub attack

A football agent who represents Sheffield Wednesday’s manager and a number of players has been charged with wounding after a pub attack.

Monday, 7th October 2019, 12:17 pm
Updated Monday, 7th October 2019, 14:24 pm

James Featherstone, aged 39, of Oldfield Road, Altrincham, was charged after an incident at a pub in the nearby village of Bowdon, on Friday, March 18, in which a man was allegedly attacked in the toilets.

He has been charged with wounding with intent along with 38-year-old Benjamin Cowgill, of Stanhope Road, Bowdon.

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Both men are to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, November 5.

When detectives were appealing for witnesses, they described it as a ‘nasty assault’.

Featherstone’s clients include Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk and players Sam Hutchinson, Sam Winnall and Ash Baker.