You’ve all been in the situation. Go out with the boys to celebrate and the beer tells you that you’re still the Casanova with the ladies and, even though the wife’s at home with the three kids, you try for a dance with a couple of girls, only to be spurned, so you walk back to your mates, tail between your legs and all that, right? That would be if you weren’t Marlon King – he just goes Mike Tyson on their ass.
King has been released from prison on early license though, after serving nine months and this will be music to the ears of football clubs everywhere. He’s available on a free transfer, and unless women start to take part in men’s football his disciplinary record will be squeaky clean. Too soon to speculate on his first red card of the new season? On the pitch or from the wife? Read more.