Former singer on death threat charge

A singer who was part of a band who lost out to Girls Aloud on a T talent show has appeared in court accused of threatening to kill a former football star.

Matthew Johnson from Ewole in North Wales was part of the band One True Voice who lost out to Girls Aloud in Popstars the Rivals back in 2002.

The 25 year old denies making the death threats to the former Everton and Wales footballer Kevin Ratcliffe.

He's been bailed and will go on trial in the New Year