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BREAKING NEWS: Marlon King sent to prison for dangerous driving

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Football Marlon King has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for dangerous driving.

The former Sheffield United and Birmingham City striker pleaded guilty to causing a three-car pile-up on the A46 at Winthorpe in Nottinghamshire in April 2013.

King pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and has been sentenced to 18 months in prison

King pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and has been sentenced to 18 months in prison

King was driving a Porsche which hit the other cars and left one of the other drivers with a broken arm.

The 34-year-old has convictions for 14 offences dating from 1997 in which two prior to his latest offence, led to imprisonment.

In May 2002 King received an 18 month sentence for receiving stolen goods but was released on license after serving five months.

In December 2008 whilst playing for Wigan Athletic, King was arrested and later convicted for assaulting a 20-year-old female in the Soho area of London. He was also convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to 18 months in prison, King was also placed on the Sex Offender Register for seven years.

King has been without a club since being released by Sheffield United in December 2013.


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