Man who attempted murder of West Ham star is his sister's lover

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London, Aug. 24 (ANI): A man who allegedly tried to murder West Ham footballer Calum Davenport is said to be his sister's boyfriend.

The West Ham defender, 26, was stabbed in both legs early on Saturday at his mother's house in Bedford.

Davenport and his mother were said to be in a "serious condition" in hospital.

Bedford Police arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder in Derby on Saturday.

According to The Sun, the suspect is the boyfriend of Calum's sister Cara - said to be five months pregnant with the alleged attacker's child.

Cara, 28, has been going out with him for about a year.

The attack reportedly came after a "blazing row" in which Calum told Cara that he was concerned about the company she kept.

"Cara's boyfriend knew Calum would be at his mum's house so he went round there.There was a row which then spilled on to the drive and down the street and Calum was stabbed. It was a mess," the paper quoted a friend, as saying. (ANI)

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