Town defender banned for drink-driving

IPSWICH Town star David Unsworth was today banned from driving for two years today after driving only 200 yards from his home while almost three times the alcohol limit.

IPSWICH Town star David Unsworth was today banned from driving for two years today after driving only 200 yards from his home while almost three times the alcohol limit.

The 31-year-old defender, currently on loan from Portsmouth, was spoken to by police in Park Way at 9.50pm on Sunday, February 27.

Unsworth was stationary in his Ford Mondeo car, with the engine running, at the side of Park Way, Whiteley, Hampshire.

Graham Heath, prosecuting, told Fareham Magistrates' Court, that an officer stopped to ask Unsworth why he had stopped and while they talked smelled alcohol on his breath.

Unsworth took a breath test which registered 98 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35mg. He was arrested and charged with drink driving.

Unsworth was also fined £4,000 and ordered to pay £55 court costs.

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