Former Liverpool star David James required to sell 150 shirts after going bankrupt

David James

Former Liverpool, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Portsmouth goalkeeper David James has been declared bankrupt.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper David James is being forced to sell off his possessions at auction after going bankrupt.

The ex-England international was declared bankrupt earlier this year, but a trustee in the court order has only been appointed this week.

A statement from Hilco Global, on behalf of trustee Mick Sanders, said: "Hilco will be selling over 150 football shirts, many of them signed together with balls and shorts."

Up for auction, include England goalkeeper jerseys, and a Chelsea shirt worn by Frank Lampard exchanged after a fixture.

James is also having to sell off DJ equipment, a signed NFL shirt, exercise bikes, and a Vauxhall van.

It's a sad state of affairs for the 44-year-old, who is currently managing in the Indian Soccer League (ISL), and works part-time as a BT Sport pundit.

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