- Title: Former England captain Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving offence
- Date: 1st September 2017
- Summary: DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (JULY 12, 2017) (REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** EVERTON TEAM ARRIVING AT THE STADIUM EVERTON PLAYER WAYNE ROONEY WALKING INTO THE STADIUM ROONEY TRAINING ALONGSIDE EVERTON TEAMMATES LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 10, 2017) (REUTERS) ROONEY AND EVERTON MANAGER RONALD KOEMAN ARRIVING AT NEWS CONFERENCE ROONEY SITTING ROONEY AND KOEMAN POSING WITH EVERTON SHIRT BURTON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (NOVEMBER 10, 2016) (REUTERS) ROONEY TRAINING WITH ENGLAND ENFIELD, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - MARCH 26, 2015) (REUTERS) ROONEY TRAINING WITH ENGLAND
- Embargoed: 15th September 2017 13:34
- Keywords: Wayne Rooney England soccer Everton arrested on suspicion of drink driving near his Cheshire home police
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- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0016WRLQGV
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with a drink-driving offence, Cheshire police said in a statement on Friday (September 1).
Rooney has been released on bail and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on September 18.
The Everton forward has been charged with driving while over the prescribed alcohol limit after he was arrested at 0200 local time (0100 GMT) on Friday in Wilmslow.
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