Ex-Hibs keeper fined £170 after admitting to speeding and driving vehicle with no licence in Edinburgh

Former Hibernian goalkeeper Ofir Marciano has been fined after admitting to speeding and driving a vehicle with no licence.

Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 4:45 pm

Marciano, 31, was clocked driving at 46mph in a 30mph zone at Maybury Road in Edinburgh last year.

The Israeli shot-stopper, who has recently signed for the crack Dutch outfit Feyenoord, was also behind the wheel of the car despite having no valid licence.

The 6ft 4in keeper, formerly of the Capital’s Bonnington area, failed to appear at Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court last week, but his guilty plea was accepted in his absence.

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Israel's Ofir Marciano has been fined after being caught speeding without a valid driver's licence in Edinburgh. Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group

Marciano was ordered to pay a £170 fine and had three points placed on his driving licence to mark the road offences.

Marciano initially joined the Easter Road side on loan in 2016 and made 21 appearances as the Edinburgh club won the Scottish Championship and were promoted back to the Premiership.

The highly-rated goalkeeper then signed a permanent four year deal in June 2017 and made a total of 124 appearances for the club before joint Feyenoord last month.

He made his international debut for Israel during a 2-1 win against Cyprus in October 2014 and featured between the sticks against Scotland in a 1-1 draw in the World Cup Qualifying campaign earlier this year.

Marciano is married to Israeli model Shelly Regev and the couple have one son together and are expecting their second child this summer.

Marciano pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle at 46mph on a 30mph road at Maybury Road, Edinburgh, on September 27 last year.

He also admitted to driving without a valid driving licence for the vehicle at same location on the same date.

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