Irish footballer and Sunderland player Darron Gibson has been suspended following drink-driving
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Irish footballer and Sunderland player Darron Gibson has been suspended following drink-driving

IRISH SOCCER player Darron Gibson has been suspended following drink-driving.

The Derry native was caught with an excess of alcohol in his blood while operating a motor.

According to a statement on the Sunderland website, the player was suspended from yesterday and it is not known how long he will be suspended for.

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An investigation into the incident has been launched.

Martin Bain, the chief executive for Sunderland said: "We expect the highest standard of behaviour from our players and should any individual fall short of those standards then robust action must be taken."