Spurs midfielder David Bentley charged with drink driving

SPURS and England midfielder David Bentley has been charged with drink-driving after a late night car accident in Northaw. The 24-year-old smashed his black Porsche 911 into a lamppost at

SPURS and England midfielder David Bentley has been charged with drink-driving after a late night car accident in Northaw.

The 24-year-old smashed his black Porsche 911 into a lamppost at 3am today (Thursday).

A police spokeswoman said: "Police were called at just gone 3am this morning to reports of a single vehicle road traffic collision in Judges Hill, Northaw.

"The vehicle was in collision with a street lamp."

She added: "David Bentley, 24, from Cuffley has today been charged with a drink drive offence and has been released on bail to return to St Albans magistrates on August 28."

Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League campaign kicks off on Sunday against Liverpool at White Hart Lane.