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Published On: Tue, Sep 12th, 2017 at 1:26pm

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neil arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neil  has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

The 48-year-old  former Hibs’ midfielder was detained by police on the A720 on Sunday morning just before 1.00am.

The Irish Football Association said it was aware of the alleged incident.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh arrested and charged a 48-year-old man in connection with drink-driving eastbound on the A720 around 12.55am on Sunday, September 10.

“He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on October 10.”


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About the Author


John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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