Football star faces sex attack charge

A PREMIER League striker has appeared in court this morning to face charges of sexually assaulting and punching a woman in a nightclub.

A PREMIER League striker has appeared in court this morning to face charges of sexually assaulting and punching a woman in a nightclub.

Middlesbrough front man Marlon King appeared briefly at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.

The 28-year-old, of Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, is alleged to have sexually assaulted and punched a 20-year-old woman in central London club the Soho Revue bar.

The case was adjourned to London's Southwark Crown Court on May 14 and King was granted bail until that date.