North West Wales

Holyhead footballer Ryan Gibbs fractured manager's jaw

A football player who fractured the jaw of the manager of an opposing side has been jailed for a year.

Ryan Gibbs, 23, was playing for Holyhead against Bangor University in October 2014 when he kicked a player.

Bangor manager Luke Saunders protested and Gibbs, who is also a boxer, punched him twice, Caernarfon Crown Court heard.

Gibbs, of Holyhead, admitted causing grievous bodily harm and the judge branded his behaviour "disgraceful".

Mr Saunders needed a five-hour operation after the attack and had metal plates and braces fitted.

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