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FA fines two in fresh crackdown on betting rules

The Football Association (FA) has issued a fresh crackdown on breaches of its betting rules after issuing both Yerry Mina and Jordan Stevens with fines and subsequent warnings. Mina has been handed a £10,000 fine and a warning over his future conduct, while Stevens was also fined £1,200 and a six-week ban from the sport.  An FA regulatory commission found …

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Huddersfield Town handed £50,000 fine over Paddy Power kit

Huddersfield Town has been issued with a £50,000 fine from the Football Association (FA) after being found to have breached the FA’s kit and advertising regulations. The FA charges relate to Huddersfield wearing a sash-style shirt which displayed the Paddy Power logo during a friendly game against Rochdale on 17 July of this year, the shirt was found to be …

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Jordan Stevens charged over E8 betting breaches

The Football Association (FA) has charged Leeds United midfielder Jordan Stevens after the player was found to be in breach of the governing body’s regulations on betting. The player was found to be in breach of the FA Rule E8, after placing 59 bets placed by the midfielder during the 2018/19 season according to an FA spokesperson. FA E8 rules on betting …

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The FA widens search for new CEO

Following Martin Glenn’s announcement that he would depart as Chief Executive at the end of the year, the Football Association has undertaken an extensive search to find his replacement. The decision is likely to be made at the end of the season, with it seemingly having been narrowed down to a few final names. Most notably for the sports betting …

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FA CEO Martin Glenn to depart at the end of the season

The Football Association has confirmed its Chief Executive Officer Martin Glenn will stand down at the end of this season. During Glenn’s four year tenure at the FA, the governing body ended its ‘official betting partnership’ with Ladbrokes just one year into its four-year contract with the betting operator, which was reportedly worth £4 million per year. The decision came after an …

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Government to prohibit Wembley gambling sponsorships

Detailing the conditions at which the Football Association (FA) is allowed to sell Wembley Stadium, the government has emphasised that gambling sponsors are prohibited from the national stadium. The news comes amid much speculation that the Football Association is contemplating a bid for the stadium from billionaire Fulham owner Shahid Khan, however his bid hinges on the stipulations that are …

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Kyle Lafferty fined £23,000 after accepting FA betting charge

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty has been fined £23,000 and warned over his future conduct after accepting a Football Association (FA) charge for betting. The fine relates to Lafferty betting on a match on February 20, 2016, and breaching the FA rule E8 in the process. It is important to note that Norwich City and Northern Ireland didn’t play on …

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Regulator keen to co-operate against match fixing

Gambling Commission Director of Regulation Nick Tofiluk has pledged to work closely with the National Crime Agency (NCA) after the conviction of three men on the charges of conspiracy to commit bribery surrounding match fixing. The jury at Birmingham Crown Court found that Chann Sankaran, a Singapore national, and Krishna Ganeshan, a UK national originally from Sri Lanka, were the …

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