Concern as Clarke Carlisle goes missing

Posted on - 15th September, 2017 - 1:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Preston North End
Clarke Carlisle has been reported missing

Police are growing increasingly concerned after former professional footballer Clarke Carlisle went missing.


Update: Police said on Friday evening Clarke Carlisle had been found safe and well in Liverpool

Carlisle, 37, lives in Fulwood and was last seen by a family member on the Flag Market at around 2.30pm on Thursday (September 14).

It is believed he may have travelled to Manchester.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Holgate said: “We are extremely concerned about Clarke and we would urge anyone who sees him or knows where he is to get in touch with us.

“We would also appeal directly to Clarke himself to contact us if he sees this appeal to let us know he is safe.”

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting 0235 of September 15.

More: Investigation launched after car fire in Fulwood

Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

Carlisle spent time as a player for both Preston North End and Burnley in his career.

He has spoken about trying to take his own life in his 20s and in 2014 when he was hit by a lorry.

He later started his own charity called the Clarke Carlisle Foundation for Dual Diagnosis – a condition that has been described as “mental health problems co-occurring with drug or alcohol misuse”.

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