Former Everton and Wolves player Michael Branch has been sentenced to seven years in jail, after pleading guilty to drugs offences, reports BBC News. The 34 year old admitted charges of possession with intent to supply class A and class B drugs at Chester Crown Court.

One charge related to the seizure of 1kg of cocaine from his home address in Otterspool, Liverpool in July.

Branch also played for Bradford City and Chester City as well as having loan spells at Manchester City, Reading and Hull City.

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