Peter Shilton banned from driving

Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton, has been banned from the road after admitting drink-driving.

The 63-year-old pleaded guilty to the charge during a 15-minute hearing at Colchester Magistrates' Court this morning.

The court heard that he was found to have more than double the legal amount of alcohol in his system when he was breathalysed on February 24. Magistrates banned Shilton from driving for 20 months and ordered him to pay fines and costs totalling £1,020.

Shilton is known around the Midlands for his goalkeeping at Stoke City, Nottingham Forest, Derby County and Leicester City.

He lives at Kenilworth in Warwickshire.

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