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.
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.
The jury at Leeds Crown Court have also found Gary Madine guilty of grievous bodily harm after finding him not guilty of the more serious charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to an attack several weeks after an attack on a man in a bar in Sheffield.