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Former QPR defender Carlisle fighting for life

December 23, 2014 11:17 IST

Former Queens Park Rangers defender and former Professional Footballers' Association chairman Clarke Carlisle is fighting for his life in hospital following a serious road accident, the Mail Online reported on Monday.

Clarke Carlisle The Newspaper's online site reported the 35-year-old had been struck by a lorry early on Monday morning and was airlifted to hospital.

Carlisle made more than 500 appearances for nine clubs, including Leeds United, Burnley and Blackpool, and had been working as a television pundit since retiring last year.

Image: Clarke Carlisle

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