Striker charged over sex assault

A Scottish Premier League footballer has been charged in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault.

Dundee United and Scotland striker David Goodwillie, 21, was charged after a 24-year-old woman made a complaint over an incident in Armadale, West Lothian, on 2 January.

The player will appear at Livingston Sheriff Court at a later date. A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: "A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault on a 24-year-old woman. Inquiries into the incident are ongoing."

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