- 3 updates
A Championship footballer has been jailed for 18 months after he was found guilty of punching two men in separate nightclub attacks.
Former Carlisle United striker Gary Madine, who has a previous conviction for knocking a man out in one of the city's pubs, punched Wednesday fan Daniel Beresford in the Paris Bar in Sheffield city centre in February last year, breaking his nose.
Four weeks later, he punched bricklayer and Sheffield United fan Reece Hall in the city's Viper Room club, shattering his cheekbone.
He was jailed at Leeds Crown Court after being found guilty by a jury following a week-long trial last month.
The former Carlisle United footballer Gary Madine has been jailed for 18 months.
The 23-year-old was found guilty at Leeds Crown Court today of punching two men in separate nightclub attacks in Sheffield.