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Footballer El Hadji Diouf in driving ban

Premier League footballer El Hadji Diouf (left) has been banned from driving for six months after he admitted a number of offences.

The Blackburn Rovers striker was sentenced by Tameside magistrates for three separate matters in July, September and November of last year.

He did not attend yesterday’s hearing. In one incident Diouf (29) was clocked speeding at 38mph on a 30mph road in Bolton.

The former Liverpool, Bolton Wanderers and Sunderland player was also fined a total of £810 and ordered to pay £105 in costs and a £15 victim surcharge.

Belfast Telegraph