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Carlisle United are preparing themselves for potential criticism after making a controversial move this morning.
The club have offered a two week trial to former Manchester City youth player Courtney Meppen-Walter.
He has just served eight months in prison after causing the deaths, by careless driving, of two people in a car crash.
Ryan Dollard reports:
Graham Kavanagh has said he know's he is likely to face criticism over his decision to sign Courtney Meppen-Walter.
It was announced earlier today that the 19-year-old has been signed by Carlisle United on a two-week trial period.
Meppen-Walter had been a player at Manchester City before he was sent to prison for his involvement in a road traffic incident that killed two people.
Graham Kavanagh has spoken out over his club's decision to sign Courtney Meppen-Walter.
The former England U18s captain was sent to prison in February after being involved in a road traffic collision in which 31-year-old Kulwant Singh and his sister Ravel Kaur, 37, died.
United's manager said he's decided to give the player a second chance.
Carlisle United have signed Courtney Meppen-Walter on a two-week trial period this morning.
The 19-year-old former Manchester City youth player was jailed for 16 months in Februery on two counts of causing death by careless driving.
He was involved in road traffic collision in Manchester in which two people, a brother and sister, died.
The former England U18 captain was released from prison after eight months.
Carlisle united have signed former-Manchester City youth prospect Courtney Meppen-Walter on a two-week trial period.
The 19-year-old, who also captained the England U18 team, was sentenced to 16 months imprisonment in February after his involvement in a fatal road traffic collision in Manchester.