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21st Jan 2022

AFTV regular ‘Mr DT’ releases statement after being given three-year jail sentence

Callum Boyle

Liam Goodenough, known as ‘Mr DT’, released a statement after his prison sentence was tripled

Former AFTV regular ‘Mr DT’, real name Liam Goodenough, has released a statement after his prion sentence was increased to three years.

On January 13, Goodenough’s prison sentence was increased from 12 months to three years after he was referred to Court of Appeal under the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme by the Solicitor General.

The 42-year-old was convicted of stalking, assaulting and kidnapping his former partner.

AFTV released a statement a few hours after the news broke confirming that Goodenough would no longer feature on the channel.

DT Football Club,  which was co-founded and managed by ‘Mr DT’,  also released a statement confirming they had parted ways and would be under new management and ownership with “immediate effect.”

Goodenough himself has also released a statement on social media in which he apologised to his partner and others affected.

The statement read: “I know a lot of you would have seen the news about me this week and I know I have let a lot of you down but there are always two sides to a story and mine will be told in good time.

“After months of receiving help and guidance I now know I was suffering from a mental breakdown and on that night I simply snapped.

“This is not me condoning my actions I am just trying to paint a picture of what was going on in my life at that time. All I ask from everyone is that you read the key parts of the report and not the sensationalised headline.

“I cannot apologise enough to my ex-partner for putting her through this. An eight-year relationship will now be remembered for nine minutes of madness and I will forever be sorry for it.

“I have also heard about a statement that’s been released from someone that I called a friend, again I will address this and its content in due course too!

“I’m sorry for letting you all down, I do not deserve anything from anyone but just know I am sorry.