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Newcastle United striker pleads not guilty to drink-driving

5 April 2014

Newcastle United striker Loic Remy has appeared in court for allegedly driving his vehicle while over the limit.

Appearing at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court, Remy pleaded not guilty to the offence which taken place on March 9.

It is alleged that the footballer was stopped by police driving a Porsche Cayenne along the A696 Woolsington Bypass in Newcastle. A roadside breath test gave a reading of 56 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

Due to Remy’s possible upcoming involvement in the World Cup, a trial date was set for July 15 at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court.

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