Ryan Giggs' ex tells jury he 'wanted to hurt her' as he 'heatbutted her in face'


Ryan Giggs’ ex-partner Kate Greville said that the former Manchester United star “looked me straight in the eyes and headbutted me in the face” after she tried to move out of his house as she gave evidence in the trial of Britain’s most decorated footballer.

The 36-year-old PR executive took to the stand on day two of Giggs’ trial after the jury of seven women and five men were shown a 105-minute police interview, recorded on November 18, 2020, in which Greville spoke of “red flags” in their relationship that included Giggs “flipping” on more than one occasion in hotel rooms.

Giggs is accused of assaulting Greville and her younger sister, Emma Greville, on November 1, 2020, with a further charge relating to controlling and coercive behaviour towards Kate Greville between 2017 and November 2020.

He denies all charges.

Under examination from Peter Wright QC, on behalf of the CPS, Greville said that she could instantly feel her lip swelling and taste blood after being headbutted on the night of November 1, 2020.

The jury heard that she had decided to leave Giggs for good at the end of an on-off relationship that began in 2014…


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