Manchester City's Given accused of speeding

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Shay Given
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Shay Given was allegedly speeding on the A5103 in Manchester

Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given has been fined after being caught allegedly speeding.

The 34-year-old Republic of Ireland international was stopped by police on the M56 in Manchester on 16 February.

Officers from Greater Manchester Police issued the player with a fixed penalty notice at the scene.

A spokesman for the force said: "On 16 February, 2010, police stopped a car on the M56 after it was seen driving at excess speed on the A5103."

He added: "The driver, a 34-year-old man, was given a fixed penalty notice for driving at excess speed."

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