Sheffield Wednesday star Fernando Forestieri pictured arriving at court alongside teammate Atdhe Nuhiu

Sheffield Wednesday star Fernando Forestieri has been pictured arriving at court this morning alongside teammate Atdhe Nuhiu.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 28th March 2019, 7:21 pm

The striker arrivied at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court this morning hand-in-hand with his wife Andria Evangelou.

Forestieri has been charged in relation to a post-match brawl on July 24 last year after a friendly against Mansfield Town.

He has pleaded not guilty to racially aggravated harassment and a further charge of using threatening words and behaviour.

Forestieri failed to attend Mansfield Magistrates’ Court, on Friday, December 28. He was given unconditional bail until the trial today.

Witnesses in the trial include Lee Bullen, Atdhe Nuhiu and Nicky Weaver for the defence and Krystian Pearce, David Flitcroft and John Brooks for the prosecution.

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