Manchester United player banned from driving for 9 months

His ban was read out at a Manchester Magistrates Court on Wednesday, November 25 although he was not present

Marouane Fellaini

Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini has been banned from driving for nine months in the United Kingdom for overspeeding offences.

His sentence was read out at a Manchester Magistrates Court on Wednesday, November 25.

He was not present in court as he was excused to be part of Manchester United squad to face PSV in a UEFA Champions League fixture at home.

Fellaini was caught going at  81mph in a 40mph zone in Sale, Greater Manchester then six minutes later he drove 59mph in a 30mph.

The 28-year-old had pleaded guilty to both charges of exceeding both speed limits.

He had also clocked up 15 points on his licence for previous motoring offences the prosecutor Richard Doughty told the court.

He was also fined £1,188 and ordered to pay £170 court costs, a £150 criminal court charge, and a £120 victim surcharge.

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