FORMER Man Utd footballer Ronnie Wallwork has been accused of fracturing a man’s eye socket in a pub brawl.
The 43-year-old ex-Premier League winner was charged with GBH after claims he and an accomplice attacked Alan Mulholland while he was talking to them.
Mr Mulholland was said to have been headbutted and needed three stitches to his face.
Wallwork, from Failsworth, Gtr Manchester, and David Garner, 43, of Newton Heath, Manchester, were sent for trial at crown court by Tameside JPs.
Garner is also charged with GBH.
They made no plea to the December 2019 charge.
Wearing a flat cap, blue jeans, and smart shoes and green puffer jacket, Wallwork spoke only to confirm his name, age and address.
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The pair will appear at a pre-trial hearing next month.
Wallwork made 19 appearances for Man Utd from 1995 to 2002.
He later joined West Brom.
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