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Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan pleads guilty to assault

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan has pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend Rachael Wall on a night out just before Christmas.

Flanagan was charged following an incident involving mum-of-two Rachael on Duke Street in Liverpool city centre around 3.20am on Friday December 22, reports the Mirror.

He admitted common assault when he appeared at Liverpool Magistrates' Court today

The court heard he had been seen on CCTV assaulting his partner, who he has been in a relationship with for 18 months.

A Liverpool FC spokesman said: "The club has been made aware of an alleged incident involving a member of the first team playing squad.

"We will be making no further comment on the matter while the process is ongoing with the relevant authorities."

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