AFC Fylde supervisor and former Chesterfield boss James Rowe is charged with sexual assault and on account of seem in court docket in November
- AFC Fylde supervisor James Rowe has been charged with sexual assault
- He’s alleged to have sexually assaulted a lady in Chesterfield in 2021
- Rowe additionally beforehand managed Chesterfield, however left the membership earlier this 12 months
- He is because of seem in court docket in November to face the cost in opposition to him
AFC Fylde supervisor James Rowe has been charged with sexual assault and is because of seem in court docket in November.
In an announcement, Derbyshire Constabulary stated that, in January, officers obtained a report of a person having allegedly sexually assaulted a lady in Chesterfield in November 2021.
Rowe left Chesterfield by ‘mutual consent’ in February amid Sportsmail’s revelations of alleged misconduct after being suspended by the membership.
AFC Fylde supervisor James Rowe (pictured above) has been charged with sexual assault
This got here simply weeks after he had led the membership to the fourth spherical of the FA Cup, the place they had been crushed 5-1 by Chelsea.
Chesterfield had been additionally high of the Nationwide League when Rowe was suspended in late January.
Chesterfield vice-chair Martin Thacker defined at an AGM that there was a ‘good motive’ for Rowe leaving.
‘We’d not need to eliminate a supervisor that has obtained this group high of the league except there was good motive to should half firm,’ he stated.
Rowe managed Chesterfield final season, and took them to the fourth spherical of the FA Cup the place they had been crushed by Chelsea
‘The issue for us is that it’s not applicable for us to reveal the allegations, and all of the issues that had been put to us.’
Rowe was later named supervisor of Nationwide League North facet Fylde, the place he stays.
Fylde are at present fourth within the division, only one level off high spot after successful six of their opening 10 league matches.