Footballer banned from the road

A FOOTBALLER from Ipswich has been banned from driving for the second time after being caught drunk while behind the wheel of his brother's car.

Helen Skene

A FOOTBALLER from Ipswich has been banned from driving for the second time after being caught drunk while behind the wheel of his brother's car.

Tesfaye Bramble was warned by South East Suffolk magistrates that he could be jailed if he was caught driving on the roads in the next three years.

The court heard Bramble, was driving the Range Rover belonging to former Ipswich Town player Titus Bramble when police stopped him in Avondale Road, Ipswich.

The former Stevenage footballer, who is currently injured, drank two vodka and Red Bulls within 20 minutes at the Gainsborough Labour Club in Landseer Road before driving.

Andrea Reynolds, prosecuting at South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court said the 27-year-old of Stone Lodge Lane, Ipswich had 45 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 micrograms.

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