The trial is now underway of the son of former footballer Trevor Francis who is accused of burglary.
James Francis is at Warwick Crown Court and is accused of stealing luxury items from a cottage owned by the former Aston Villa Player Lee Hendrie.
James Francis denies the charge.
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