Tag Archives: FA

Tom Mace – Sportradar – Football Integrity in Focus

SBC News Tom Mace - Sportradar - Football Integrity in Focus

Football integrity and the prevention of match fraud was a core topic at the 2015 Betting on Football Conference (#BOFCON) on 10 September. Team SBC spoke to Sportradar’s Director of Security Services Tom Mace, as the European football season gets fully underway, on how progress is developing in the fight to secure football’s integrity. Mace is responsible for leading the …

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Ipswich Town’s Teddy Bishop charged with FA betting breach

SBC News Ipswich Town's Teddy Bishop charged with FA betting breach

Ipswich Town FC and England Under 19 teenage midfielder Teddy Bishop has been charged with breaching Football Association rules in relation to betting. The 18-year-old, who came through the academy system at Portman Road, faces a charge of committing “alleged multiple breaches” of the guidelines. Bishop has until June 1 to respond to the charge, the FA said on its …

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Delroy Facey gets 2.5 years in match fixing trial

SBC News Delroy Facey gets 2.5 years in match fixing trial

A former professional footballer and former semi-professional footballer suspected of trying to manipulate the scorelines of football matches have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit bribery. The jury at Birmingham Crown Court found that Delroy Facey, 35, and Moses Swaibu, 25, had attempted to corrupt lower league players to influence the outcome of matches, enabling betting on the fixed …

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FA launches video explaining betting ban

SBC News FA launches video explaining betting ban

The FA has embarked on an education and awareness drive as its newly strengthened betting rules come into force ahead of the 2014-15 season. As from this month, players, managers, club employees and match officials are not allowed to place any bet on any football matter. This includes not just domestic matches and competitions in England but any football worldwide. …

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FA sets new worldwide ban on football betting by registered professionals

SBC News FA sets new worldwide ban on football betting by registered professionals

The English Football Association (FA) has announced a the implementation of a worldwide ban on betting on football, by professional individuals registered with the top seven divisions of the English football leagues. The set of measures have been approved by FA shareholders, in last Wednesdays general meeting at Wembley Stadium. The prohibition of betting on football matches, will include all …

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