Ex Tykes striker denies assault

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FORMER Barnsley on-loan striker Nile Ranger has appeared in court accused of assaulting two revellers and two police officers on a night out.

Ranger, aged 20, played on loan with the Tykes this season before going back to Newcastle United.

The incident is alleged to have happened while he was on a night out in Newcastle on August 27 last year..

He will go on trial, in a case expected to last up to three days, in June.