The trial at Nottingham CC heard Hill had been cleared of killing Goodman’s friend in 1996.
Dec 25 – Nicola Karen, 18, stabbed at a house in Droylsden, Manchester.
Stefan Williams and Onyebuchuku Anyado were also jailed for life.
Kevin Dennis played for Welling United FC, having previously played for Arsenal and Brentford.
Dec 17 – Roy Brooker, 41, unemployed painter and decorator, was killed after leaving the Gin Palace pub in Old Kent Road, SE London.
His bloodstained clothes were found in a burnt out car in Bermondsey.
Charges were dropped against his brother Thomas Moore, 45.
The trial at Minshull Street Crown Court heard he smashed her head into a wardrobe, then stabbed her in the heart, back and lungs.
The trial at Winchester CC heard he could not afford her drug habit.
Dec 1 – Zardasht Draey, 19, Iraqi Kurd, was beaten to death at a bus stop in Fulham, west London.
His son Callum, 3, was unhurt but was left with the body for three hours.
David Broddle, from Horncastle, was found dead a few days later in a fume-filled car in Bakewell, Derbyshire, along with his girlfriend Lorraine Richardson.