Football star Colin Hendry declared bankrupt

Former Scotland international footballer Colin Hendry has been declared bankrupt with debts of around £2m.

The father of four, whose wife died after complications from surgery, had a proposal to enter into an individual voluntary arrangement turned down by the majority of creditors, reported The Independent.

The former Rangers and Blackburn Rovers star is reported to owe HM Revenue & Customs more than £1m, as well as fund to an online betting firm.

He will also have to resign as director of three companies he has set up within the past three years.

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