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Blackburn Rovers' El Hadji Diouf faces driving charges

El Hadji Diouf
El Hadji Diouf is due before magistrates on 10 May

Premier League footballer El Hadji Diouf has been charged with driving without a licence or insurance.

The Blackburn Rovers player was stopped in a Porsche Cayenne in Altrincham Road, Manchester, on 14 September, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.

The 29-year-old striker, of Stokesby Gardens, Bolton, also faces two other motoring charges. He is due before Manchester magistrates on 10 May.

A spokesman for Blackburn Rovers declined to comment.

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