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 website.

A statement on the Football Association’s official website, thefa.com, said: ”Ipswich Town’s Edward Bishop has been charged for alleged multiple breaches of FA Rule E8 in relation to betting.

The 18-year-old has until next Monday to respond to the charge and thereafter a hearing will take place.

FA Rule E8 prohibits FA registered players  from betting, either directly or indirectly, on any football match or competition that takes place anywhere in the world. The ban was for bets on any football-related matter; from match outcomes, to the transfer of players, employment of managers or team selection.

Bishop has brokne into the Ipswich first team this season, making 36 appearances and scoring one goal. The Suffolk club lost in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs to East Anglia rivals Norwich.


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