Madine guilty of attack on fan

Footballer Gary Madine has been found guilty of attacking two men in Sheffield.

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Madine warned of possible prison sentence

Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Madine has been warned he may be sent to prison after being convicted of assaulting two men in separate attacks.

He knocked both unconscious, punching them in two Sheffield bars. Madine said he was acting in self defence for one attack - and denied the other. But the prosecution said he was arrogant violent thug when drunk Chris Kiddey reports.

Footballer Gary Madine guilty of attacking fan

Gary Madine Credit: Press Association

A Sheffield Wednesday footballer has been found guilty of assaulting a supporter of his own team in a nightclub.

Striker Gary Madine, 23, was found guilty of causing Daniel Beresford actual bodily harm in the city's Paris Bar.

But a jury at Leeds Crown Court cleared Madine of the more serious offence of causing Mr Beresford grievous bodily harm.

The jury of seven men and five women also deliberated on charges relating to a second incident in which Madine was accused of attacking a Sheffield United fan, Reece Hall, in another Sheffield nightclub four weeks after the first incident.

They found him guilty of causing Mr Hall grievous bodily harm after finding him not guilty of the more serious charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Madine denied causing grievous bodily harm and the alternative charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm against Mr Beresford.

He also denied causing grievous bodily harm with intent and the alternative charge of causing grievous bodily harm against Mr Hall.

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Gary Madine guilty of assault

Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Madine has been found guilty of assault by a jury at Leeds Court.

Madine, 23, was found guilty of causing actual bodily harm to a fan he punched in a Sheffield bar.

The jury are still considering their verdict on a charge that Madine inflicted grievous bodily harm with intent on another man in a separate attack weeks later.

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