[F]ormer PFA chairman and Burnley defender Clarke Carlisle has sparked fears after going missing.
The 37-year-old, of Fulwood, Preston made more than 500 appearances for nine clubs during his player career, he was last seen by a family member on the Flag Market in the city at about 2.30pm on Thursday (14th) although he may have travelled to Manchester.
He is described as afro-caribbean, six ft four ins, slim build, with tattoos on his arms.
He was last seen wearing a black zip up jacket, a black t-shirt, blue jeans and Nike trainers.
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 should contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number 0235 of September 15th.