Where is Lee Hendrie now?
Lee Hendrie was a fabulously gifted footballer who retired from playing in 2013 after a spell in Indonesia and also in non-league football with teams such as Tamworth and Corby Town.
Making nearly 500 career appearances over a 17-year period he has played in leagues from the seventh level (Northern Premier League) up to the top level (Premier League).
Arguably at the peak of his powers during the 1997-98 season, he went onto win Aston Villa’s Young Player of the Season as well as making his one and only England appearance in a friendly against the Czech Republic.
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Upon retiring from playing Hendrie was unfortunate to lose his entire fortune after the property crash which led to depression and an attempt to take his own life. The amount was reported to have been approximately £10 million.
With his life back on track he has been heavily involved with charity work and visiting schools talking about his playing career.
He is also a director of FootieBugs which is a professional football activity and child development programme for children from three to eleven years.
Hendrie is now seen on our screens as one of Sky Sports main pundits for their coverage of Championship football as well as providing co-commentary on some of their live games.
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Lee Hendrie: Premier League Statistics
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Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com