Ray Wilkins denies drink-driving charge

Ray Wilkins arriving at court Mr Wilkins is accused of driving at nearly three times the legal limit

Former Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins has pleaded not guilty to drinking and driving.

The Sky TV football pundit was in his Jaguar XP near his home in Cobham, Surrey, when he was stopped on 7 May.

Mr Wilkins, 55, a former coach at Chelsea, is accused of a level of 102 microgrammes of alcohol when breathalysed - the legal limit is 35.

The former England star appeared at North Surrey Magistrates' Court, where he is due to face trial on 20 August.

Mr Wilkins won 84 caps for England and played for a number of clubs including AC Milan and Queens Park Rangers during a career that spanned three decades.

In 1993 he was made an MBE for services to football.

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