Former Boro striker DJ Campbell arrested over stabbing outside London nightclub

Former Stevenage Borough striker DJ Campbell has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside a London nightclub. Reports say the player was taken from the Blackpool training ground yesterday morning in front of astonished players and managemen

Former Stevenage Borough striker DJ Campbell has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside a London nightclub.

Reports say the player was taken from the Blackpool training ground yesterday morning in front of astonished players and management. He was allowed to change from his kit and was formerly arrested.

Mr Campbell, who played in the Premier League with Birmingham City and several other clubs after leaving Boro, was held in cells at Blackpool Police station before being handed over to detectives from the Metropolitan Police.

He was taken to London and questioned at Hammersmith Police Station by officers investigating the stabbing of a 24-year-old man outside The Crescent Club in West Kensington in January. He was granted police bail pending further police inquiries.

The victim has since recovered from his injuries.

Mr Campbell, whose christian names are Dudley Junior, is on loan at Blackpool from Leicester City who bought him for �2m from Birmingham.

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