Tax officials halt bankruptcy case against ex-Sunderland and Newcastle defender Titus Bramble

Tax officials have halted a bid to make former Premier League footballer Titus Bramble bankrupt.

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 7:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 7:56 am
Titus Bramble

A lawyer representing Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) withdrew a bankruptcy petition at a specialist court hearing in London on Tuesday after telling a judge that a debt had been paid.

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No detail of the amount involved emerged at the hearing.

The 36-year-old defender, who played for Ipswich, Colchester, Newcastle, Wigan andSunderland and made nearly 300 Premier League appearances during a 13-year career, was not at the hearing but was represented by a lawyer.