Former PNE star jailed for shoplifting
An ex-professional footballer went on a £5,000 shoplifting spree having taken over his partner’s cocaine debt.
Kevin Magee was a team-mate of David Beckham during a two-year spell at Preston North End during the 1990s and also represented several Scottish clubs.
But after his 15-year career was cut short by injury, the 45-year-old went on to chalk up a raft of convictions.
At Carlisle Crown Court yesterday, he was jailed for six months having committed his latest illegal acts. These were five thefts from supermarkets in North Cumbria on three separate dates in May.
The court heard that... read more
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