Bolton Wanderers player Kyle Dempsey and his father appear in court accused of assaulting a bouncer
Bolton Wanderers midfielder Kyle Dempsey, 27, and his father, 50, appear in court accused of assaulting a bouncer at a social club
- The 27-year-old League One player is said to have attacked a bouncer at a social club
- Dempsey’s father, a former rugby league professional, 50, faces the same charge
- Incident alleged to have occurred on July 16 at the Maryport Labor Club
Bolton Wanderers midfielder Kyle Dempsey has appeared in court alongside his father accused of assaulting a bouncer.
The 27-year-old League One player is said to have assaulted and actually physically injured Social Club doorman Daryl Jarvis.
Dempsey’s father Michael, a 50-year-old ex-rugby league professional, is facing the same charge.
Dempsey Senior is also facing a second allegation of criminally damaging a door at the Maryport Labor Club in Maryport, Cumbria.
Kyle Dempsey and Michael Dempsey at Workington Magistrates Court this morning
All charges result from an incident at the premises, which reportedly occurred around 10:40 p.m. on July 16, 2022.
This was hours after Bolton played a pre-season friendly at Carlisle United’s Brunton Park.
Both men appeared in the dock at Workington Magistrates’ Court this morning.
Dressed in dark suits and white shirts, they spoke to confirm their full names, dates of birth and addresses.
Non-guilty pleas to the actual assault charges were filed on her behalf by an attorney who acted for the couple during a brief hearing.
After hearing the prosecutor’s remarks, the judges concluded that they could keep the case for trial with their sentencing powers if convicted for a maximum of 12 months in prison.
Bolton Wanderers midfielder Kyle Dempsey was pictured earlier this month
Kyle Dempsey, of Magnolia Way, Blackpool, and Michael Dempsey, of Whitecroft, Maryport, both said they wanted the case heard at Carlisle Crown Court.
Both are scheduled to appear before a judge on February 6 when a plea and pre-trial hearing is scheduled to take place.
In the meantime, they were granted unconditional bail by the magistrates.
Following the incident, Bolton Wanderers had issued a statement confirming they were aware.
Kyle Dempsey’s former clubs are Carlisle United, Huddersfield Town, Fleetwood Town, Peterborough United and Gillingham.
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