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Man City's Yaya Toure charged with drink driving

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been charged with drink driving.

Yaya Toure has been charged with drink driving Credit: PA

The 33-year-old Ivorian international, from Macclesfield, Cheshire, was stopped in Dagenham on Monday night and charged the following day, police have said.

Toure was bailed and will appear at Barkingside Magistrates' Court on December 13.

The player came on as a substitute in Manchester City's 3-1 defeat at home to Chelsea on Saturday.



Chelsea dedicates win to Chapecoense plane crash victims

Chelsea's David Luiz (left) and Willian (right) display their arm bands in memory of the Colombian crash victims. Credit: PA

Footballer David Luiz dedicated Chelsea's win on Saturday to those killed in the Chapecoense plane crash.

The Brazilian player, who had ice strapped to his knee following Sergio Aguero's tackle, declined to speak about the brawl at the end of the match.

He and fellow Brazilian player Willian displayed a black arm band to the crowd during the match.

"I prefer to give this victory to the people in Brazil, Luiz said after the match. "I had some friends there and it's difficult to play this kind of game. We just need to play for the families because it's difficult for everyone."

Players from both sides wore black arm bands in tribute to the 71 people who died in Monday's crash outside Medellin, Colombia.

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