A former football prodigy is facing a lengthy jail sentence after admitting his part in a huge drugs conspiracy. Jamie Cassidy, a former Liverpool FC youth star, has admitted his role in a drugs gang.
He pleaded guilty to involvement in the racket alongside his brother, Jonathan Cassidy. A third man, Nasar Ahmed, from Bury, also admitted his role.
The trio had been due to go on trial at Manchester Crown Court, but now face sentencing next month. Jamie Cassidy, now 46, won the FA Youth Cup in 1996 while playing for Liverpool's youth team. Try MEN Premium now for FREE...
just click here to give it a go. His teammates in the squad included Jamie Carragher and Michael Owen. Liverpool beat a West Ham team which included future England stars Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk