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Marlon King

King playing for Hull City
Personal information
Full nameMarlon Francis King
Date of birth26 April 1980(age 37)
Place of birthDulwich, London, England
Height1.86 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubBirmingham City

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Marlon Francis King (born 26 April 1980) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Birmingham City. After starting his career in non-League football with Dulwich Hamlet, he played for Barnet, Gillingham, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest before moving to Watford in 2005. At Watford he was the Football League Championship top scorer, and was voted Watford player of the season as the club earned promotion to the Premier League. King joined Wigan Athletic in 2008, and subsequently spent loan spells at Hull City and Middlesbrough.

King had his contract cancelled by Wigan after being convicted of sexual assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm on 29 October 2009, and being sentenced to eighteen months in prison. During his career King has played and scored for the Jamaican national team.

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