Former Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas handed driving ban

Jermaine Jenas Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Former Tottenham and England midfielderJermaine Jenas has been banned from driving for six months after he was caught using his mobile phone behind the wheel.

The One Show host was driving a black Range Rover in Stanmore, north London, at the time of the offence on the afternoon of 14 October last year.

He was also caught doing 65mph in a 50mph zone on the M25 motorway in Hertfordshire on March 4 this year, according to court records.

Jenas, 39, pleaded guilty to driving while using a mobile phone and speeding at Willesden Magistrates’ Court earlier this month.

He was handed a six-month driving ban, given six penalty points, and fined £660 for the first offence.

The television presenter, who lives in Arkley, north London, was fined another £1,410, handed three penalty points and ordered to pay £231 in other costs for speeding.

The former footballer played for clubs including Newcastle, Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest during his career and made 21 appearances for the England national team.

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