Ex-Premier League footballer arrested after cops find him in car carrying £4,000 of cocaine after police chase

6 January 2023, 15:14

The footballer was arrested in Dublin
The footballer was arrested in Dublin. Picture: Alamy

By Will Taylor

An ex-Premier League star has been arrested after £4,000 of cocaine was found in his car after a police chase in Dublin.

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The Irish former ace was detained for drug possession and dangerous driving.

He was driving in Crumlin when Irish police approached him, then a car chase began.

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The former footballer was in the vehicle that police chased.

He was arrested after the car chase and taken to a station before being released on Friday morning.

No further details have emerged.

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