Footballer sorry for brutal attack
PROMISING footballer Oliver Edwards has been jailed for a brutal attack on a taxi driver.
The former Leek Town Football Club player was sentenced to four-and-a-half years yesterday at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court.
Following the attack on June 6, the 23-year-old apologised for his actions on a Leek Town FC internet forum.
He said: "I have made a massive mistake which I am truly sorry for and I am utterly ashamed of. I will regret it for the rest of my life. I am sorry to everybody that I have let down.
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"I will now have to pay the consequences of my actions, serve my time and grow up."
Leek Town FC declined to comment on the incident.
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