Derby County duo Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett have pleaded guilty to drink-driving and failing to stop after being involved in an accident on 24th September.
Both were initially arrested at the scene after being involved in a two-car collision while under the influence of alcohol - an incident which injured club-captain Richard Keogh, who is now set for 15 months on the sidelines to recover.
As noted by Sky Sports News, the two players were made to attend
BREAKING: Derby County’s Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett have pleaded guilty to drink-driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident on September 24.— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 15, 2019
“It wasn’t bought by him, but from a teammate. He didn’t want it but felt peer pressured to have it."
Whittaker insisted that Bennett had initially planned to get a taxi, but "
Tom Lawrence has released the following statement.— Derby County (@dcfcofficial) October 5, 2019