Liverpool - Everton striker Wayne Rooney was given a lift to training on Tuesday after he was banned for two years for drink-driving.
The 31-year-old was disqualified from the roads for two years and
ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a 12-month
community order by a judge on Monday after he pleaded guilty to
Rooney, wearing a black baseball cap, arrived at the club's Finch
Farm training complex in the passenger seat of a black Range Rover to
prepare for the club's League Cup tie at home to Sunderland on
The former England captain issued a statement following his court
appearance in which he apologised for his "unforgivable lack of
judgement in driving while over the legal limit. It was completely
Stockport Magistrates' Court in northwest England heard Rooney was
almost three times over the legal limit when he was stopped driving a
Volkswagen Beetle on September 1.