Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins charged with drink-driving
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Former England and Chelsea player Ray Wilkins has been charged with drink-driving, police said.
The Sky Sports pundit was arrested near his home in Cobham, Surrey, in the early hours of Monday.
The 55-year-old, who notched up 84 caps for England during his playing days, was pulled over in Fairmile Lane in the town at 1.50am, Surrey Police confirmed.
He was interviewed at Reigate police station before being charged and bailed.
During his career he played at various clubs including Chelsea, Manchester United, Milan and Queens Park Rangers. He was awarded an MBE in 1993 for services to football.
Wilkins is due to appear at North Surrey Magistrates' Court on May 21.
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