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LEAGUE One footballer William Kokolo has been charged with three counts of rape, allegedly committed in February.
Burton Albion defender Kokolo, 22, appeared in Birmingham Magistrates Court on Tuesday and was granted unconditional bail until a Crown Court hearing at the end of September.
Arrested and Charged
William Kokolo has not formally pleaded guilty to the charges.
All three crimes are alleged to have been committed in the Birmingham area on the same day, February 13, 2022.
French-born Kokolo, who signed for Burton from Middlesbrough in January, has yet to plead guilty to the charges.
A statement issued by the Kokolo club said: “Burton Albion is fully aware of the charges that have been brought against one of our players and the club has spoken to the player and his legal representatives.
“As this is an ongoing legal process, the club cannot comment further until the legal proceedings are concluded.”
Kokolo was in the youth ranks at Monaco before moving on to Sunderland, the championship team.
He then joined Middlesbrough, playing in the FA Cup third round they won away from home at Mansfield Town in January this year.