Ipswich striker James Norwood faces trial over drink-driving charge

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James Norwood joined Ipswich in the summer of 2019

Ipswich Town striker James Norwood is to go on trial, accused of drink-driving.

The footballer was stopped by police while he was driving an Audi Q8 in Cockfield, near Bury St Edmunds, on 30 August.

He pleaded not guilty to drink-driving during a hearing at Suffolk Magistrates' Court.

The 30-year-old is accused of recording 58mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35mcg per 100ml.

Mr Norwood, who joined Ipswich from Tranmere in 2019, will face trial on 16 March.

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