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Merseyside Police officers were caught illegally accessing the Police National Computer over 200 times in the last three years.

But almost half of these were to do with one footballer: 130 members of staff at Merseyside Police were caught looking at Steven Gerrard's file.

The numbers come from a Freedom of Information request from local paper the Liverpool Echo.

Of the 208 breaches only 10 resulted in a resignation or a final warning. 169 people were given advice by their manager and 29 got a written warning.

Steven Gerrard was acquitted of affray following a fight in a nightclub. ®

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