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Court told of pundit Ray Wilkins' 'drunk rant'

By Katie Hodge

Former England footballer Ray Wilkins unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade after he was revealed to be three times over the legal drink-driving limit, a court has heard.

Wilkins (56) slurred his words, was unable to stand up and had to lean on his Jaguar car for support when he was pulled over last year, the court heard.

Wilkins was arrested on May 7 after an officer on patrol spotted his car "weaving" down the road moments after it hit a traffic island near the pundit's home in Cobham, Surrey.

Tests at the station revealed he had 104 and 102 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath – almost three times the legal limit of 35mcg, the court heard.

He is standing trial at North Surrey Magistrates in Staines, where he denies drink-driving.

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