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England keeper legend Shilton banned from driving

England's most capped footballer Peter Shilton has been banned from driving for 20 months after pleading guilty to a drink-driving offence, reports BBC News. The 63-year-old, of Kenilworth in Warwickshire, was arrested in Manor Road in Colchester on 24 February.

Shilton, whose partner is understood to live in Colchester, was charged with driving with excess alcohol.

Magistrates in Colchester also ordered him to pay fines and costs totalling £1,020.

During his 30-year football career Shilton played more than 1,000 competitive matches for 11 different clubs including Leicester, Stoke, Nottingham Forest, Southampton and Derby.

He played 125 times for England, including every match at three consecutive World Cups - in 1982, 1986 and 1990.

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