Tevez admits driving offences

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has pleaded guilty to driving whilst disqualified and without insurance. Tevez was caught driving in Mottram on March 7th. He was banned in January.

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Magistrates retire to consider Tevez case

by Rob Smith

Magistrates have retired to consider their sentencing options in the case of Carlos Tevez.

The footballer has admitted driving while disqualified.

Tevez was originally banned for failing to respond to police letters over speeding tickets.

He insisted he hadn't understood them.

The striker's lawyer insists a lengthy period of disqualification has "already been served" and that he should face a "community penalty."

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Tevez in court on motoring charges

Carlos Tevez Credit: PA

The Manchester City footballer Carlos Tevez is due to appear at Macclesfield Magistrates Court today charged with driving while disqualified and without insurance.

The Argentine striker was arrested near his home in Alderley Edge last month.

Tevez was banned by Manchester Magistrates in January after pleading guilty to two counts of failing to provide information relating to incidents in which his Hummer vehicle was caught speeding. He also admitted not having a proper UK driving licence.

Tevez charged with driving offence

Carlos Tevez Credit: PA

Manchester City footballer Carlos Tevez was charged today with driving while disqualified and without insurance, police said.

The striker was arrested near his home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, last Thursday.

He answered bail at Cheshire Police's custody suite in Middlewich today where he was formally charged.

Tevez was further bailed to appear at Macclesfield Magistrates Court on April 3.

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