Ipswich: Town loanee N’Daw’s case is sent to crown court

Guirane N'Daw

Guirane N'Daw - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Town loanee Guirane N’Daw, who is facing trial for alleged domestic violence, today had his case transferred to the town’s crown court.

The 28-year-old midfielder’s committal hearing was held at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court.

N’Daw’s legal team had previously told the court he would be pleading not guilty to a charge of assault causing actual bodily harm to his wife, Bigue Ndiaye N’Daw.

N’Daw of Neptune Square, Ipswich, must now appear before Ipswich Crown Court on July 5 for a plea and case management hearing.

At the end of today’s hearing the Senagalese international was released on conditional bail.

N’Daw Ipswich Town in August last year on loan from French club Saint Etienne.

As part of his bail conditions he is banned from contacting his wife.

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N’daw, who earns £18,000 a week - of which Ipswich are understood to pay £8,000 - has played 39 times for Senegal.

He spent the 2011/12 season on loan at Birmingham and was previously loaned to Zaragoza in Spain. Although from Senegal he spent the early years of his career playing in France.