Premier League - Tevez banned from driving

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been banned from driving after failing to produce his license when stopped for speeding earlier this year.

Argentina star Tevez was stopped for using excessive speed on March 28 but was unable to show valid papers.

He was represented in court by lawyer Glyn Lewis in Lancaster on Monday, with Lewis accepting the offence was worthy of a six-point penalty, meaning he is liable for a ban under the totting up procedure.

Tevez, 28, will find out the length of his ban on December 20 after magistrates agreed with Lewis that an interim suspension should be imposed until a second driving offence is dealt with, also on December 20.

His Porsche had already been impounded by authorities on November 15 after it was found the former Manchester United and West Ham striker did not have a full British driving license.

Tevez holds an Argentine license, which is only valid for 12 months before he has to obtain a British permit by applying for a provisional license and passing theory and practical tests.

Tevez made light of the situation during the 5-0 win over Aston Villa last week, pretending to drive as he celebrated a goal.

It is the second time he has been in trouble for not possessing a British driving license, having had his Bentley impounded in 2009.