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Author Topic: Derby Incident - Drink Driving  (Read 4797 times)

Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #30 on: October 04, 2019, 11:52:07 PM »
These clowns got a six week fine by the club and 80 hours of community service.

Are you fucking kidding me?

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2019, 02:26:13 PM »
These clowns got a six week fine by the club and 80 hours of community service.

Are you fucking kidding me?

I think the club knows legally any fine bigger than that would be overturned on appeal. They probably have grounds for sacking them but assuming they're good players, that would effectively be writing off millions.  And in football we all know who wins in a battle between money and morals.

It would also be rank hypocrisy considering they're spunking cash to sign drink driver Rooney in a few months.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #32 on: October 17, 2019, 08:27:22 PM »
Popbitch:

With Derby County's drink-driving footballers sentenced this week, we can tell you a bit more about their big night out.

* Captain Richard Keogh's debit card was rejected three times in the pub when he went to pay the final £800 of the bill.

* Staff said he started kicking off when he couldn't get his card to work, with one of them labelling him "the worst and biggest c**t" they'd ever dealt with.

* The bar bill from the evening's drinks was almost three grand and included 75 Jagermeisters, 38 tequilas and 54 sambucas.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #33 on: October 17, 2019, 09:30:41 PM »
Absolute #toplads.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #34 on: October 17, 2019, 09:43:32 PM »
75 Jagermeisters, 38 tequilas and 54 sambucas.

Or to give it its proper name, an Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.

Offline luke95

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #35 on: October 17, 2019, 11:10:01 PM »
Be interesting to know how the clubs insurers deal with this with regards to Keoghs wages?,  presumably the players driving insurance was null & void due to them be drunk drivers.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #36 on: October 18, 2019, 12:08:53 AM »
Be interesting to know how the clubs insurers deal with this with regards to Keoghs wages?,  presumably the players driving insurance was null & void due to them be drunk drivers.

They won't be able to claim on their own insurance but third parties can still make a claim.

I don't suppose they'll be losing much sleep over it.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #37 on: October 18, 2019, 09:49:12 AM »
Be interesting to know how the clubs insurers deal with this with regards to Keoghs wages?,  presumably the players driving insurance was null & void due to them be drunk drivers.

They won't be able to claim on their own insurance but third parties can still make a claim.

I don't suppose they'll be losing much sleep over it.

I'd imagine the new motors are already on their drives and are well used at this stage.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #38 on: October 30, 2019, 07:37:56 PM »
Derby have sacked Keogh but somehow the two twats who were actually driving are still employed by the club.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #39 on: October 30, 2019, 07:45:11 PM »
Derby have sacked Keogh but somehow the two twats who were actually driving are still employed by the club.

It's easier to sack somebody if you're fairly certain they (A) won't play again or (B) command a transfer fee?

He's 33 after all and there's no guarantee he'll make a come back.

Offline Dominic22

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #40 on: October 31, 2019, 06:54:48 AM »
Surely he has a case that although he should know better the other 2 have only got fined 6 weeks money and he was the passenger not driver..  As you say it's a case they can fight as his career is finished in effect.
No sympathy for the stupidity of all of there behalfs but the others were old enough to drink and make there own mistakes so it seems he has been treated differently due to age and re-sale value.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #41 on: October 31, 2019, 01:50:49 PM »
I would imagine that it is more about him being Club Captain and should have been leading by example and maybe (Pure speculation) although he was not driving he could have been the main instigator of the others doing it due to his role at the club

Either way

Drink drivers can go fuck themselves - whoever they are

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #42 on: October 31, 2019, 04:54:40 PM »
I would guess that the clubís position is that despite them having provided a safe way of getting home, he decided to get into a vehicle with a drunk driver and was then injured as a result. He therefore canít perform his contractual obligations due to his actions.

Offline luke95

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #43 on: October 31, 2019, 05:13:59 PM »
I would guess that the clubís position is that despite them having provided a safe way of getting home, he decided to get into a vehicle with a drunk driver and was then injured as a result. He therefore canít perform his contractual obligations due to his actions.

contributory negligence.

I personaly think theres more to this & it has backfired on Keogh spectacularly.

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Re: Derby Incident - Drink Driving
« Reply #44 on: October 31, 2019, 06:22:22 PM »
It now transpires that they offered to keep him till end of season but on a reduced wage and he refused.

So all about money then not how irresponsible he was