A Judge has ordered the arrest of soccer star Anthony Stokes who is accused of headbutting a man in Temple Bar.
The 32-year-old former Celtic and Ireland striker claims he acted in self-defence.
The Dubliner was charged in April with assault causing harm to a named man at Fitzgerald’s pub on Aston Quay in Dublin on March 16, 2019, which he denies.
He was due to appear at Dublin District Court yesterday to have a date set for a hearing. However, neither the player nor his lawyer were there.
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