23 September ~ Marlon King made a controversial return to football on signing a one-year contract with Coventry City on Monday. In WSC 187 Haydn Parry reported on the first time the striker was jailed, in 2002

Gillingham will be spending the season with­out their leading scorer Marlon King, after the striker’s appeal against a conviction for hand­ling stolen goods, namely a BMW convertible, was rejected in July. King’s sentence of 18 mon­ths, initially handed down at the Inner Lon­don Crown Court on May 10, will now be­gin from the date of the appeal. Read the full article

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