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Marlon King pleads guilty to dangerous driving

Former Premier League footballer Marlon King today pleaded guilty at Nottingham Crown Court to dangerous driving after a three-car crash left a motorist with a fractured elbow.

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Judge 'makes no promises' as Marlon King faces jail

Marlon King faces up to two years in prison Credit: PA Wire

A judge has told former Premier League footballer Marlon King he could "make no promises" as he faces a prison sentence of up to two years after admitting dangerous driving in Nottinghamshire.

King pleaded guilty at Nottingham Crown Court after a three-car crash left a motorist with a broken arm.

The former Birmingham City, Coventry City and Nottingham Forest player was due to go on trial after pleading not guilty at an earlier hearing.

But the footballer, who appeared in the dock wearing a blue suit and open-necked white shirt, changed his plea to guilty on Tuesday morning.

At Nottingham Crown Court, Judge Nigel Godsmark QC told King he would adjourn sentencing for a pre-sentence report.

Defending King, Charles Langley asked that "alternatives" be looked at to an immediate custodial sentence.

Ordering an interim driving ban, the judge told King he would make "no promises".

King, who was granted unconditional bail, will be sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court on May 2.

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