Ryan Giggs leaves role as Wales manager with court case imminent

Giggs is accused of domestic violence with trial set for AugustWales have sealed a first World Cup finals appearance since 1958Ryan Giggs said he has stood down as Wales manager with immediate effect because he does not want to “destabilise or jeopardise” their World Cup campaign with speculation over his upcoming trial on charges of domestic violence. Giggs has been on leave from the role since November 2020, with his trial in Manchester scheduled to begin on 8 August. The 48-year-old former Manchester United winger is accused of controlling and coercive behaviour against his former girlfriend Kate Greville between August 2017 and November 2020.

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