Ryan Giggs ‘argued with girlfriend’ over ‘enticing’ TV sports activities presenter



yan Giggs stated “nothing bodily” occurred on an evening his ex-partner claims he threw a bag with a laptop computer in it at her head.

PR government Kate Greville, 38, claims the previous Manchester United winger threw the bag at her, kicked her off the bed, and ejected her bare into the hall on the Stafford Resort in London in December 2019.

The couple had travelled down for his agent’s Christmas celebration, which included a mini-golf event, a visit to Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park and a go to to a nightclub.

A draw happened for the golf occasion and Giggs, 48, was paired with a feminine sports activities presenter, who he described as an “enticing girl”, Manchester Crown Court docket heard.

Ms Greville was not pleased, he stated, and so they swapped companions to play alongside one another.

The celebration of about 20 folks moved on to Winter Wonderland, the place a desk had been booked inside a Bavarian beer backyard tent.

Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs leaving Manchester Crown Court docket (Peter Byrne/PA) / PA Wire

Giggs stated Ms Greville later accused him of flirting with the TV presenter he had been paired with.

His barrister Chris Daw QC requested: “Had you, on this event?”

Giggs replied: “No.

“I used to be at one finish of the desk talking to my agent and some cricketers I knew and the opposite finish had been a gaggle of women who labored for the company and the sports activities presenter I discussed.

“I believed we had been getting on positive. I stated (to Kate), ‘Is every little thing OK?’ and he or she stated, ‘No, not likely’, which shocked me.

“She simply accused me of flirting with the lady, which I used to be not. We had been at reverse ends of the desk.

“She stated, ‘You stored her. I used to be watching you. You had been positively flirting’.”

Giggs informed jurors: “I used to be barely embarrassed we had been arguing. I left by myself. I walked to the membership the place we going subsequent. It was an extended stroll.”

His colleagues later arrived as he sat in a sales space going through the dance ground.

He stated: “I used to be sat down and had a transparent view of Kate and one of many male sports activities presenters who was current.

Giggs giving proof (Elizabeth Cook dinner/PA) / PA Wire

“They had been dancing collectively, holding arms and looking out into one another’s eyes.

“I couldn’t consider it. I stated to my agent, ‘I’m going,’ and received a taxi and went again to the resort.”

Mr Daw requested: “Was there a confrontation within the membership?”

Giggs replied: “I used to be drained. I didn’t need to get into an argument.

“I received a taxi again to the Stafford, received into mattress and fell asleep.”

He stated that after “a hour or so”, a concierge rang to ask if he might let in a younger girl who stated she was staying in his room.

An argument adopted with Ms Greville within the room as she denied holding arms with the person “in the midst of the dance ground in entrance of my associates and colleagues”, Giggs stated.

He stated: “Kate was then attempting to get into mattress and I stated, ‘I’m not sleeping with you tonight’.

“There was a set within the room and I stated, ‘You’ll be able to sleep within the space the place there’s a sofa’.”

Ryan Giggs in his taking part in days (PA) / PA Archive

Giggs stated he threw a Louis Vuitton holdall within the course of the mattress.

He stated: “Kate was nonetheless attempting to get into mattress. I used to be attempting to push her into the lounge space. Then, fairly rapidly, the argument fizzled out and we each spent the night time collectively.”

Mr Daw requested: “Did you in any method do something bodily in the direction of her that night time?”

Giggs stated: “No, I didn’t.

“We had been each fairly drunk and fell asleep. Within the morning, we awakened and had intercourse.”

The following day, Giggs was busy with tv duties in west London whereas Ms Greville travelled to a marriage in Shropshire, the court docket heard.

The ex-Wales supervisor later drove again to Manchester at night time and picked up Ms Greville from the marriage the next morning.

He denied Ms Greville’s suggestion that he volunteered to choose her up out of guilt.

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