Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle ‘found safe and well’


The former footballer Clarke Carlisle who was reported missing has been found safe and well in Liverpool, police said.

His wife Carrie earlier tweeted that his family was concerned after being unable to contact him.

He had last been seen in Manchester city centre at 06:00 BST, she said.

Carlisle, 37, who has previously spoken of his mental health issues, spent six weeks in a psychiatric unit after he was hit by a lorry in 2014.

Lancashire Police said: «Great news. Former footballer Clarke Carlisle, 37, who went missing has been found safe and well in Liverpool this evening.

«Many thanks to everyone who helped with our appeal to find him.»

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