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Football: Bendtner apologises after arrest

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner apologised Tuesday after being arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage at his apartment block. The 25-year-old was held by police in Hertfordshire, north-west of London, on Monday in connection with damage to a building where he lives in the Bushey area. Bendtner, writing on his Instagram account on Tuesday, said he'd accidentally damaged a door he tried to force open after it became stuck. "On Saturday night after our win against Southampton I went out with my family and friends for dinner," he wrote.

Soccer-Bendtner handed six-month ban by Denmark for drunk driving

COPENHAGEN, March 4 (Reuters) - Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner has been banned from representing his country for six months after being arrested for drunk driving on Saturday night. Bendtner, on a season-long loan to Juventus from Arsenal, was stopped by police after driving against traffic in downtown Copenhagen late on Saturday night. An alcohol test showed he was well over the legal limit.

Football: Bendtner suspended six months after drinking binge

The Danish football Federation (DBU) have suspended striker Nicklas Bendtner from international football for six months after being arrested for drink driving, they announced on Monday. The 25-year-old who is currently on loan at Juventus from Arsenal was taken to a police station after being caught driving the wrong way down a street in downtown Copenhagen in the early hours of Sunday morning. "The DBU have demanded that Nicklas Bendtner take six months off to think over his international future," read a federation statement.

Football: Bendtner sorry for drink-driving rap

Danish international striker Nicklas Bendtner, on loan to Juventus from Arsenal this season, apologised Sunday after being arrested for drink driving. "Dear friends I was booked for a mild case of drink driving last night - it was a quite nite (sic) but I am very very sorry to all my friends and fans," Bendtner tweeted. "It is not ok to drink and drive. I take full responsibility," added Bendtner, who said he was "doing my absolute best to come back as soon as possible. "Forza juve," the striker signed off on his feed @bendtnerb52.
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