18 months for Striker Madine

Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Madine has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for nightclub assaults.

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Madine has 'anger management issues'

Frazer Maude reports from Leeds Crown Court as Sheffield Wednesday player Gary Madine is jailed for attacking two men in separate nightclub attacks.

The court heard that the striker, who's been with the club for two years, has anger management issues, and is aggressive and violent when he's been drinking.

Madine had previous conviction for assault

Gary Madine was jailed for 18 months after he was found guilty of punching two men in separate nightclub attacks. The Sheffield Wednesday striker, 23, had a previous conviction for knocking a man out in a Carlisle pub.

In February last year he, punched Wednesday fan Daniel Beresford in the Paris Bar in Sheffield city centre, 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.


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