Oyston and others v Ragozzino

Libel and slander – Damages. The Queen's Bench Division assessed damaged in a defamation action in which the defendant had posted serious allegations of a defamatory nature against each of the individual claimants and Blackpool Football club. The allegations were of a sexual nature and of fraud and corruption thus entitling the individual claimants to damages of £20,000 each and to the club of £1000.

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