FORMER Hearts player Paul Hartley has won a battle to keep his driving licence after being caught speeding.
The current Dundee manager was clocked by police speeding in his BMW 7 Series car in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, in April, 2012.
Hartley, 37, appeared at Hamilton Justice of the Peace Court where he admitted a charge of driving at 50mph in a 30mph zone.
However, even though he has now accumulated 12 penalty points, he will not be disqualified from driving because he convinced a JP that he needed his licence.
Hartley had asked for an exceptional hardship hearing to be heard in a last gasp bid to keep it.
He said he needed his licence to travel from Dundee to see his children and mum. He was fined £750.