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FA charges Wayne Shaw over ‘Pie Gate’

Issuing a corporate communication, The English Football Association (FA) has charged former Sutton United goalkeeper Wayne Shaw on two breaches of its rules relating to betting and player misconduct. Following a review of the 20 February’s Emirates FA Cup fifth round tie between Sutton United and Arsenal FC at Sutton’s Gander Green Lane. The FA has charged Shaw with ‘influencing …

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UKGC responds to the FA’s end of relationship with betting

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a response to yesterday’s news that the English Football Association (FA) has ended all commercial ties with the betting/gambling industry. Following a governance review, the FA has decided to end its £4 million per year betting partnership with Ladbrokes, just one year into its four-year contract. English football’s governing body is reported to …

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Barton’s betting holds up Burnley move

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Midfielder Joey Barton has been charged by the FA for misconduct in relation to betting’ with the allegation that the Englishman placed over 1200 bets in the past decade. This is a familiar territory for Barton as it was only in November that the former Rangers man was charged by the Scottish FA for breaching its betting rules. In this instance …

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FA suspends three non-league players for match fixing allegations

It has been reported that Zephaniah Thomas of Mickleover Sports, Worcester City’s Tyler Weir and Scott Spencer of Hyde United have been suspended by the FA in relation to match fixing allegations. The players were charged with failing to immediately report to the Football Association an “approach by a third party related to seeking to influence the outcome or conduct of …

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Why integrity is a common interest for sport and gambling

Embed from Getty Images This week’s allegations surrounding instances of corruption in tennis, including during prestige tournaments such as Wimbledon, are damning if true but, says Scott Longley, they need to be placed in context. While it is clearly somewhat disingenuous to argue that offences that pre-date the introduction of the new code on corruption that came into force in …

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