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Two accused of plot to blackmail Coleen Rooney

TWO people went on trial today accused of blackmailing Coleen Rooney.

Jennifer Green (25), and Steven Malcolm, (42), are accused of demanding a "five figure sum" from the wife of Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney.

Both were arrested after Mrs Rooney's mobile phone went missing while she was in a VIP box at a Black Eyed Peas gig in Manchester in May last year.

Green and Malcolm, both on bail, have denied involvement and went on trial charged with blackmail and handling stolen goods at Manchester Crown Court.