Derby fine Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence and hand pair community service orders

Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett have now been fined six weeks wages by Derby and given 80 hour community service orders.
The sanctions are to get breaking a club curfew and bringing the team – after the group had been involved in what Derby described as aalcohol-related incident week.
Bennett, 25, and ahead midfielder Lawrence, 23, were charged with drink-driving after a crash at the Allestree area of Derby.
A Derby statement :D erby County Football Club has finished the disciplinary hearing seeing Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett in regard to the participation in the events of last Tuesday night, which resulted in both of them being detained and scheduled to appear in court on October 15th.
Regardless of the results of the process, the club will not tolerate any one of its players or staff behaving in a manner which places themselves, their coworkers, and members of the public in danger of harm or worse, or which attracts the team into disrepute.
Both the Lawrence and Bennett are being trashed the equivalent of six weeks wages – the maximum contractual limit – and will serve an extra 80 hours of community and rehabilitation, which will incorporate a drink aware class.
The club is making no additional comment regards this matter.
Bennett explained:On the night of Tuesday 24th September, I made tremendous mistakes after swallowing alcohol.
Everything I did was wrong.
Being a footballer, along with somebody who young lovers appear to, I know the example I set is crucial. I am embarrassed.
At 23 I am old enough, and that I had been brought up, to understand much better.
I know that such actions have severe consequences. I take responsibility for my actions and take the punishment which the club has issued.
I must, and will, find out from such events and will strive to be a better person.
There is no explanation for what Ive done. I am sorry to my family, my friends, the team , all Derby supporters and into the broader football community, so that I let you down

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