Former Manchester United forward Ryan Giggs is to stand down as manager of Wales.
Giggs has been on leave from his post since November 2020 and faces a domestic violence trial in Manchester on August 8.
The 48-year-old former Manchester United star is accused of controlling and coercive behaviour against his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville between August 2017 and November 2020.
Giggs is also accused of assaulting Ms Greville, causing her actual bodily harm, and of the common assault of her younger sister, Emma Greville, at his home in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on November 1, 2020.
Giggs has denied the allegations and pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Robert Page has led Wales to their first World Cup in 64 years in Giggs’ absence and will now take charge in Qatar.
In a lengthy statement, Giggs said it was ‘an honour and a privilege’ to manage Wales but World Cup preparation needed…