Jermaine Pennant handed suspended jail sentence after drink driving
STOKE City player Jermaine Pennant has received a suspended prison sentence after admitting drink-driving.
The 29-year-old player was more than twice over the drink-drive limit when he was breathalysed by police in the early hours of the morning of April 29.
The midfielder was sentenced to eight-week suspended sentence and disqualified for driving for three years at Trafford Magistrates' Court today.
Pennant, of Tool Lane, Sandbach, Cheshire, had already been banned form driving earlier that month by JPs in Cannock, Staffordshire, for totting up too many points on his licence.
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Today he admitted drink-driving, driving while disqualified, and driving without insurance.