Ray Wilkins' trial delayed again

Ray Wilkins' trial delayed again

The trial of former England captain Ray Wilkins, accused of drink driving, has been delayed again.

Wilkins, 56, who has 84 caps for England, was allegedly nearly three times over the legal limit when he was arrested near his home in Cobham, Surrey, in May 2012.

The Sky Sports pundit was stopped on Friable Lane, in Cobham, at 1.50am on May 7, while driving a Jaguar XP.

Wilkins is accused of having 102 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, almost three times the legal limit of 35 microgrammes. Drink-drive offences can affect futurecar insurance quotes.

Wilkins was awarded an MBE for services to football in 1993. During his career he played for a number of high-profile clubs, including Chelsea, Manchester United, AC Milan and Queens Park Rangers, as well as captaining the national squad.

He was due to appear at North Surrey Magistrates' Court in Staines-Upon-Thames, but the case was vacated due to an ongoing trial being heard by magistrate Tim Workload.

It is the second time the trial has been vacated and another trial date is yet to be arranged.

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