Cliff Richard Wimbledon
- Veteran singer will watch from Portugal as he makes for tour
- a supply said he couldn't wish to detract attention from the playing tennis
- Hopes he will return to their usual chair in Centre Court next year
Sir Cliff Richard will miss Wimbledon for the first time in two decades while he will continue to fight historical allegations of underage intimate misuse.
The singer will watch the event on television in Portugal as he makes for their next tour, their spokesman said.
One of Sir Cliff's accusers has obviously already been told by police that they're dropping his instance resistant to the 74-year-old pop veteran.
Viewing on television: A spokesman for Sir Cliff, pictured right here with Cilla Ebony finally 12 months's Wimbledon, said he'd view on tv this current year
'Sir Cliff will not be attending Wimbledon this current year, ' a spokesman stated.
'He has currently told the club which he will not be in the championships, but as a tennis fan, and Wimbledon user, he'll be seeing the tournament on television from Portugal while get yourself ready for their upcoming trip, according of which an additional concert in Ireland recently already been announced.'
Yourself: Sir Cliff will miss their very first Wimbledon in twenty years. The star is renowned for enjoyable at the preferred event during rainfall breaks, seen in 1996
Tennis fan: an origin close to the celebrity stated he failed to want their existence to detract from Centre legal
Sir Cliff will not be arrested within the statements that initially appeared as soon as the singer’s £3million Berkshire residence ended up being raided final August by detectives examining a historical allegation of sexual attack on a teenage son, under 16, at a Christian rally in 1985.
an origin close to the star, informed the folks : 'He is a massive playing tennis fanatic, and an even bigger lover of Wimbledon.
'He regards it among the great British institutions and will be horrified if their existence at Centre legal detracted from the competition as a playing tennis event.'