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Ex-footballer to appeal sentence
Ex-Norwich City and England footballer Peter Mendham
Peter Mendham played more than 260 games for Norwich
A former footballer who was jailed for seven-and-a-half years for stabbing his former girlfriend is set to go to the Court of Appeal.

Ex-Norwich City midfielder Peter Mendham, of Trowse, Norfolk, was jailed in February 2007 after pleading guilty to wounding with intent.

He stabbed Charlotte Hyam leaving her with life-threatening injuries.

Mendham's legal team have been told that his appeal against the length of his sentence will be heard in London.

Ms Hyam lost a kidney after undergoing emergency surgery following the attack.




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