Sunderland defender Titus Bramble is in trouble with the law again after being arrested for suspicions of sexual assault and drug possession on Tuesday night. This isn't a particularly new situation for Bramble - he was arrested on suspicion of rape in 2010, although the charges were later dropped - and one has to wonder whether fewer nighttime adventures would help the centre back, who had just led his team to a 2-1 loss at Norwich City*
*And was the subject of an amusing write-in campaign to have him declared man of the match by Sky despite playing miserably, something that these allegations have made seem far less of a gigglefest than when the award was announced.
With Sunderland having a poor start to the season and seeing star striker Asamoah Gyan more or less evaporate into thin air, losing a starting centre back is pretty much the last thing that they needed. Bramble and the club will be hoping that the situation can be resolved quickly - they really don't need more of this sort of distraction.
For more on the Bramble story as it comes out, check out SB Nation's Sunderland blog Roker Report.