Derby drink-drive duo might play at Barnsley

Derby drink-drive duo might play at Barnsley

Derby drink-drive duo might play at Barnsley

Barnsley vs Derby is live on Sky Sports Football through the red button on Wednesday (kick-off 7.45 pm)

Last Updated: 30/09/1911: 38 am

Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett trained with their Derby team-mates on Monday and are in contention to deal with Barnsley on Wednesday regardless of being charged with drink-driving.

The Rams stated recently the gamers “will pay a heavy rate” after both their cars and trucks were associated with a crash on a Derbyshire roadway following a night out on Tuesday.

However, supervisor Philip Cocu has actually been eager to re-integrate the set into his team after chairman Mel Morris met with the players to require unity.

Cocu will choose whether Lawrence and Bennett will play at Oakwell based upon their emotional state and the state of mind towards them from the remainder of the squad, after the set remained the 3-2 win over Birmingham on Saturday.

Stand-in captain Curtis Davies thinks the club ought to assist the gamers “pay back to the fans and the community” following the event.

Curtis Davies has called on Derby not to abandon Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence after they were charged with drink-driving

Curtis Davies has actually called on Derby not to abandon Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence after they were charged with drink-driving

He said: “Right now we’re going to be under a massive spotlight. It has to do with keeping the lads together.

” We can’t disown anybody, we require to keep everyone in and make certain everybody is doing the ideal things and we start developing and carrying on with football.

” I’m not excusing it, however I need to stand by them and help them to repay to the fans and to the community.

” As players, we need to get round them to ensure they’re doing that and they can be part of our team, and allow the fans to get that feeling back to them.”

Bennett and Lawrence are due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court on Tuesday, October 15.

Bennett, 23, of Whaley Thorns near Mansfield and Lawrence, 25, of Duffield, were jailed at the scene and charged on Wednesday.

A Variety Rover Sport and a Mercedes GLC collided at the junction of Burley Lane and the A6 at Allestree in Derbyshire, cops stated.

Barnsley host Derby at Oakwell survive on Sky Sports Football through the red button on Wednesday (7.45 pm kick-off).

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