A High Court judge is deciding whether to allow journalists to name a married footballer said to have had a “sexual relationship” with a reality television star.
Lawyers for The Sun newspaper asked Mr Justice Eady to lift an order protecting the identity of the player – who is said to have had an affair with “busty Big Brother babe” Imogen Thomas.
The judge reserved judgment after hearing arguments in private at the High Court in London. Lawyers said after the hearing that they expected a decision “soon”.
Read more in the Sunderland Echo.