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BBC: Mason Greenwood’s future with Manchester United

22nd August 2023

Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood was arrested in January 2022 following allegations of attempted rape and assault, leading to a six month investigation by the football club. Charges were dropped in February of this year, but Manchester United today announced that Greenwood would leave the club by mutual agreement.

Here, our CEO Stephanie Hilborne OBE speaks to the BBC’s Naga Munchetty on BBC 5 Live about social accountability in sport, and how the behaviour of top-level athletes can send messages about the treatment of women.

Listen below:

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