Father of Gary and Phil Neville arrested

The father of former England footballers Gary and Phil Neville has been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault, police sources told Britain’s Press Association on Wednesday.



Neville Neville, 63, was questioned on Sunday by detectives from Greater Manchester Police investigating an alleged sexual assault in Bury in the early hours of Saturday.



He has since been bailed pending further inquiries.



The alleged victim is believed to be an adult woman.



A police spokeswoman said: “Police are investigating a sexual assault which happened in the early hours of Saturday, March 23, 2013.



“A 63-year-old man from Bury was arrested on suspicion of indecent assault and has been bailed till May pending further inquiries.



“Inquiries are ongoing.”



Neville Neville acts as agent to his sons, Everton captain Phil and former Manchester United captain Gary.



Gary was among the coaches for the England team’s World Cup qualifier against Montenegro in Podgorica on Tuesday.



Neville Neville was also formerly a director of English League One club Bury and helped to keep the club in business when it experienced financial problems.

Read more :
  • Agnieszka Radwanska wins Pacific Open
    Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Vera Zvonareva 6-3 6-2 to win the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday. The Polish number nine seed lost the first two games of the match but after that dominated proc...
  • Croatia defeat Serbia 2-0 in ‘historic’ game
    Croatia on Friday defeated Serbia 2-0 in a highly charged World Cup qualifier - the first between the two former foes as independent nations since the bloody 1990s war that tore apart the f...
  • Playoff loss keeps Howell out of Masters
    LA QUINTA, California - Charles Howell III had bitter-sweet feelings after failing to secure a place at this year's U.S. Masters when he lost out to fellow American Brian Gay in a three-way...
  • Hot-serving Serena bludgeons past Kirilenko
    MELBOURNE - Serena Williams was at her enigmatic best on Monday after she bludgeoned her way into the Australian Open quarter-finals with a 6-2 6-0 win over Maria Kirilenko. The 31-year-ol...
  • Joey Barton says Neymar overrated
    Controversial former England international Joey Barton sank his claws into Brazil starlet Neymar on Tuesday, taking to Twitter to dismiss the South American's abilities. "Neymar is the Jus...
  • Michael Stich counters Andy Murray’s argument
    Former Wimbledon champion Michael Stich has responded to Andy Murray's suggestion that the current tennis schedule is overcrowded. The Great British number one yesterday claimed that the p...
  • Duke wins first PGA title in Travelers playoffs
    Ken Duke AFP PHOTO CROMWELL, Connecticut: Ken Duke sank a two-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole on Sunday to defeat fellow American Chris Stroud and win the $6.1-million Traveler...
  • Chappell falls short after flirting with a 59
    LA QUINTA, California - Unheralded American Kevin Chappell briefly raised hopes of shooting a magical 59 before he signed off with a sizzling 10-under-par 62 in the final round of the Human...