A MAN caught with fake England, Liverpool and Real Madrid football kits is paying a high price for his dodgy gear.

Worcestershire Magistrates ordered Stuart young to complete 135 hours unpaid work, cough up £1,400 in costs plus a victim surcharge of £85 after he was nabbed with more than 100 counterfeit shirts or other clothing.

Young, aged 43, from Eyton Close, Redditch had pleaded guilty to eight charges of selling or having in his possession items bearing Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Puma and NFL brands which were not genuine.

Also before Worcestershire Magistrates:

Darryll Sollis, aged 27, of Batchley Road, Redditch, was ordered to undergo treatment for alcohol dependency after he pleaded guilty to criminal damage.

Sollis, who also admitted assaulting a police officer and being drunk and disorderly, was further handed a four month curfew order requiring him to remain at his home address between 9pm and 7am.

He was also instructed to pay a victim surcharge of £90 and costs of £75.

Leanne Malins, aged 26, from Eckington Close, Redditch, was fined £50, ordered to pay £135 costs and a £32 victim surcharge after she admitted stealing goods worth £58 from B&M in the town.

Malins was further ordered to take part in rehabilitation activity.

Declan Maloney, from Lea Croft Road, Crabbs Cross, pleaded guilty to three charges of assault by beating.

The 20-year-old was given a community order which included requirements to carry out rehabilitation activity and 150 hours unpaid work.

Maloney was also made the subject of a restraining order relating to two of his victims and instructed to pay £50 compensation to each victim, £135 costs and a victim surcharge of £89.98.