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He crashed into a delivery lorry in December, just two days before he tried to take his own life by jumping in front of a 12-tonne lorry.
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Former Northampton Town player Clarke Carlisle has been seriously injured after being hit by a lorry.
Reports say it happened on the A64 in North Yorkshire at 7.30am this morning.
North Yorkshire Police would only confirm that a man was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries after the accident. It is appealing for witnesses.
Sending our thoughts and prayers to Clarke Carlisle and his family at this difficult time.
Clarke is an inspiration and a fighter and we are sure all Cobblers fans will join us in wishing him well
A man from Cheltenham who admitted sending racist tweets to two footballers has been ordered to pay £500 compensation to them.
The messages were sent to Adebayo Akinfenwa and Clarke Carlisle when they were playing for Northampton at Whaddon Road.
Twenty-five-year-old Ben Townsend has also been ordered to do 200 hours unpaid community work.