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Former striker Dean Saunders wins jail appeal

Former Welsh international  striker Dean Saunders has won his appeal against a jail sentence for drink driving.

Saunders, 55, was jailed for ten weeks after admitting failing to comply with a roadside breath test and failing to produce a specimen of breath.

District Judge Nicholas Sanders gave the ex-Liverpool ten weeks in prison.


But Judge Steven Everett, the Honorary Recorder of Chester Crown Court, quashed the immediate jail term and suspended sentence for 18 months.

He ordered Saunders to do 200 hours of unpaid community work.

The 30 months’ road ban is still in force.

The footballer was stopped in his £70,000 Audi A8 near Chester.

He said he’d drunk two pints at nearby Chester Races.

But police body cameras showed him to slurring his words and propping himself against his car.

He was arrested after refusing the test.

Saunders, of Whitegate, near Northwich, Chester, also played for Aston Villa and Derby County.

He was capped 75 times for Wales.









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