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Manchester City's Given accused of speeding

Shay Given
Image caption 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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