Marlon King and 10 Footballers Who've Been to Prison

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Marlon King and 10 Footballers Who've Been to Prison
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Marlon King was released by Sheffield United last year, but the journeyman striker probably won't be picking up a new employer anytime soon as he's just been awarded his third prison sentence.

According to Press Association (via The Guardian), King will serve 18 months for dangerous driving, having caused a crash after driving his Porsche while eating an ice cream.  

The former Hull forward has an exceptionally long rap sheet, which includes time in jail for receiving stolen goods, and another period in lockup for sexual assault and actual bodily harm on a 20-year-old university student. 

King's predilection for being a burden on society inspires our list of footballers who've spent time in the clink... 

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