Jordan Sinnott: Man, 22, admits affray in connection with death of former Chesterfield footballer

A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to affray in connection with the death of former Chesterfield footballer Jordan Sinnott.

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 11:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 3:17 pm

Sean Nicholson, of Beechways, Retford, admitted unlawfully using or threatening violence at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday (March 2).

He is on bail to be sentenced later.

Jordan Sinnott, 25, died at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield after being found in Market Place, Retford, Nottinghamshire, on January 25 with a suspected fractured skull.

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Two more men were remanded in custody over Jordan’s death.

Cameron Matthews, 21, of Denman Close, and Kai Denovan, 22, of Collins Walk, both of Retford, have been charged with manslaughter, affray and common assault.

They were not required to enter pleas and will appear at the same court on May 22.

Mr Sinnott played for Matlock Town and his previous clubs included Huddersfield Town, Altrincham, Halifax and Chesterfield.