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Burnley striker Ashley Barnes hit with £13k fine & ban after drink-drive arrest

FOOTBALL star Ashley Barnes has been hit with a £13,000 fine and a ban for drink-driving.

The Burnley striker was arrested after he and his teammates enjoyed a boozy coach trip home from London.

Ashley Barnes has been banned from driving

They were celebrating securing their Premier League status by beating Fulham 2-0 in May.

But Barnes, 31, then got behind the wheel of a £55,000 Mercedes Viano and was pulled over by police at 3am close to his £1.5million home in Wilmslow, Cheshire.

Clarets boss Sean Dyche was fuming with Ashley Barnes

SE told last month how his arrest sparked fury from his manager Sean Dyche.

A source said at the time: “Sean is a strict disciplinarian and expects a lot from his senior players like Ashley.”

Barnes last week admitted drink-driving and was fined £13,725 with a 12-month driving ban by Stockport magistrates.

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