Footballer banned for speeding

Former England footballer Kieron Dyer has received a six month driving ban for speeding at 95mph.

The West Ham player was convicted of speeding after police clocked him travelling well over the speed limit for the dual carriageway near Capel St Mary.

The 31-year-old, who was not in court for the hearing, already held three points on his licence.

He was also found guilty of failing to provide information on the identity of a driver and failing to produce a driving licence.

The player was driving along the A12 at Great Wenham on the morning of April 3 when he broke the national speed limit, Lowestoft Magistrates' Court, in Suffolk, heard.

He then failed to name the driver of his vehicle, court documents revealed.

Dyer, of West Bergholt in Colchester, Essex, was fined £1,050 and ordered to pay £1,015 in costs and a £15 victim surcharge yesterday.

Eleven points were added to his licence, meaning he passed the 12-point threshold which leads to disqualification.

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