Ched Evans: Footballer resurrects career after rape convictionUpdated 1703 GMT (0103 HKT) October 14, 2016 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Wales international's rise and fallChed Evans was found not guilty of raping a teenager, after a retrial at Cardiff Crown Court. Hide Caption 1 of 7 Photos: Wales international's rise and fallEvans, then 25, was playing for third-tier English club Sheffield United when, in April 2012, he was convicted of the rape of a 19-year-old girl.Hide Caption 2 of 7 Photos: Wales international's rise and fallEvans was released from prison in October 2014 after serving half his five-year sentence. Oldham and Sheffield United pulled out of deals to sign him due to pressure from fans and sponsors. Hide Caption 3 of 7 Photos: Wales international's rise and fallEvans (right) played for Wales on 13 occasions between 2008 and 2011.Hide Caption 4 of 7 Photos: Wales international's rise and fallEvans started his career at Manchester City, making a handful of first-team appearances between 2007 and 2009 before joining Sheffield United for £3 million (then worth $4.8 million).Hide Caption 5 of 7 Photos: Wales international's rise and fallIn the season before his incarceration, Evans scored 26 goals for United in League One -- the third level of English football. His conviction was quashed in April 2016, and a retrial was ordered.Hide Caption 6 of 7 Photos: Wales international's rise and fallIn June 2016, Evans signed a one-year deal with League One club Chesterfield. The 27-year-old had scored four goals by the time his retrial was concluded on October 14.Hide Caption 7 of 7Ched Evans is resurrecting his football career in England's lower divisions, having been found not guilty in a rape retrial.More from Sport - FootballNorway's footballers sign historic equal pay agreement England's Football Association probes Manchester Derby fracasReal Madrid to face Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League glamor tieDiego Maradona statue provokes mirth on social mediaWill Pep Guardiola's Manchester City become the new 'Invincibles'?