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Footballer arrested after serious crash in Nottinghamshire

The crash involved three cars at the interchange of the A17/A46 near Winthorpe Credit: ITV Central

Championship footballer Marlon King has been arrested and bailed in connection with a three car crash in Nottinghamshire.

One man is in hospital with serious injuries after the collision at 2:50pm on Friday 26th April.

It happened in Winthorpe near Newark, at the interchange between the A17 and the A46.

The Birmingham City player was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, but was later released on bail.

Birmingham City player arrested after three car smash

Marlon King in action at Birmingham City Credit: PA

Birmingham City player Marlon King has been arrested in connection with a three car crash in Newark in Nottinghamshire which left a man with serious injuries.

A 35-year-old man was airlifted to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottinghamshire after the collision on the Lincoln-bound carriageway of the A46/A17 interchange.

A Porsche, a Volkswagen Polo and a Vauxhall Astra were involved in the incident at 2.50pm on Friday 26 April.

Marlon King, 33, was released on police bailed last night pending further inquiries,


Karren Brady interview with Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan with Karren Brady Credit: ITV

The former managing director of Birmingham City Football Club, Karren Brady, will appear on Piers Morgan's Life Stories tonight on ITV.

She's expected to talk about her time at the club, which ended in 2009, and what it was like to be the director at just 23 years old.

Piers Morgan interviews Karren Brady Credit: ITV

Man banned from football matches following racist comments

A man has been banned from attending football matches for three years after he was found guilty of shouting racist comments at two players at Pride Park.

34-year-old Adam Smith, of Allenton, has also been fined £991 for the offences which took place at a match between Derby County and Birmingham City on 27th November.

Racist abuse or behaviour will not be tolerated by the police or Derby County FC. This sort of behaviour is not acceptable at the ground or anywhere.

We will use all legislation necessary to prevent and deter those who are intent on causing problems at any fixture either home or away.

– Superintendent Gary Parkin


Birmingham City board: 'The situation wasn’t as bleak as some had reported.'

Jack Butland was sold to Stoke and loaned back Credit: PA

The board at Birmingham FC have denied claims that all their players were up for sale and have said 'the situation was not as bleak as some thought.'

The board says the sale and loan back of goalkeeper Jack Butland and the loan of striker Wes Thomas shows their financial position is not too serious.

Birmingham City owner trial postponed

Carson Yeung leaving court in Hong Kong this morning Credit: PA Pictures

A Hong Kong judge has granted Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung's request to postpone his trial on money laundering charges. It was due to start today.

Yeung's newly appointed lawyer, Jospeh Tsa, asked that the trial be adjourned until April 29th next year on the grounds that more time was needed to prepare their case.

District Court Judge Douglas Yau granted the request earlier this morning.

Yeung is facing five counts of money laundering, involving more than 720 million Hong Kong dollars ($92million) and depositing money into bank accounts from January 2001 to December 2007.

The football club owner was arrested and charged in June 2011.

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