Former footballer ‘tried to murder gangland rival’

A professional footballer has appeared in court accused of shooting at a rival in a gangland hit outside his own home. Benjamin Agyeman-Badu, 21, and Darren John, 22, allegedly attempted to murder Henry Bardi on 9 March this year after an altercation between the trio erupted on Aldriche Way, east London. Former Blackpool FC winger Agyeman-Badu is said to have been in possession of 1922 model Browning self-loading pistol. He and John appeared at the Old Bailey over video-link from…

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