The former Sunderland footballer Stephane Sessegnon has been banned from driving for 20 months, after pleading guilty to drink driving and driving without a full UK licence or insurance.
The striker, who now plays for West Brom, was stopped by police in Newcastle in August.
Lucy Taylor reports.
West Bromwich Albion star Stephane Sessegnon has been given a 20 month driving ban, after admitting to being over the alcohol limit.
The former Sunderland striker also pleaded guilty to two counts of driving without a licence driving without insurance.
Sessegnon appeared at Newcastle Magistrates Court today charged with the offences in August, while he was a Sunderland player. He received three points on his licence and was ordered to pay £7,605.