Search

Deep sleep lands Titus in police station

PUBLISHED: 14:10 21 December 2001 | UPDATED: 11:04 03 March 2010

IPSWICH Town chiefs were today closing ranks after it emerged that star defender Titus Bramble was held in a police station after a late-night out.

They refused to say whether the £10-million rated defender would be disciplined after a night out in Colchester.

IPSWICH Town chiefs were today closing ranks after it emerged that star defender Titus Bramble was held in a police station after a late-night out.

They refused to say whether the £10-million rated defender would be disciplined after a night out in Colchester.

Bramble's agent Jonathan Barnett said he had been returning home in a taxi from a night out in Colchester when he fell asleep on the back seat.

"The taxi driver couldn't wake him – that was all – and he took him to the police station," he said.

"He wasn't arrested, he was just held until he woke up in the early hours of the morning," said Mr Barnett. "They just wanted him to wake up."

No one was prepared to say whether he had been disciplined – but he is still in the Town squad for tomorrow's match at Tottenham.

They would only repeat the comment from manager George Burley, who said yesterday: "I'm not aware of any players being charged or cautioned."


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ipswich Star. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Ipswich Star