Former Blues’ star admits driving charges

DISCARDED Ipswich Town loanee Liam Rosenior is facing the possibility of losing his driving licence today after admitting two motoring offences.

The 25-year-old right back, who played in a total of 31 games for the Blues scoring one goal before his season-long loan spell ended earlier this month, is due to be sentenced at Lowestoft Magistrates’ Court.

Rosenior, whose address is given in court records as White Lodge Gardens, Kesgrave, pleaded guilty to using a motor vehicle without third party insurance at an earlier hearing.

He has also admitted driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

The former England Under-21 international pleaded guilty by post to both offences when his case came before Lowestoft magistrates for its first hearing on April 14.


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The matter was adjourned for sentencing so magistrates could consider disqualifying Rosenior from driving.

His court case came after he was questioned by police in Ipswich on February 19.

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It was alleged he was driving a Mercedes at the time.

Despite initial hopes that Rosenior’s loan spell from Reading would lead to a full-time move, Ipswich manager Roy Keane ended decided against offering the defender a contract.

Over the past week Reading have also confirmed Rosenior, whose contract with them was up, has officially left the club.

The defender is now looking for a new club in time for next season.

According to national media reports towards the end of the Championship campaign, Rosenior is attracting the interest of three teams who will be playing in the Premiership next year.

He is said to be being monitored by Stoke City, who have also been linked with Town captain Jon Walters.

Newcastle and West Brom, who both achieved automatic promotion from the Championship this year, are also reported to be keeping tabs on Rosenior.

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