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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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Betfair launches Fairer Game campaign seeking female football coaching talent

Partnering up with Women in Football, Betfair has launched its ‘Fairer Game’ campaign this week, with the betting firm funding 50 female football coaches who will aim to gain their UEFA B licenses. The company has set itself the long-term goal of doubling the number of UK female football coaches with UEFA A licenses, which at present stands at 29 …

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World Cup winner Robert Pires joins bwin as brand ambassador

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World Cup winner Robert Pires has pledged to provide bwin with a “new perspective that the fans can enjoy” after being appointed as a brand ambassador for the European sportsbook. In the newly created position, the Frenchman will engage with bwin customers across France and the UK. A key part of his role will see him produce and feature in …

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Top European football clubs sign up for Betting on Football 2017

Betting on Football

Betting on Football has demonstrated its pulling power amongst top football clubs in Europe by attracting representatives from clubs such as Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Celtic, VfL Wolfsburg, Arsenal, Chelsea, Rangers, Charlton Athletic, AC Milan, AS Roma, and organisations like La Liga and the Scottish Football Association. Representatives at #bofcon2017 will include Mark Davies, Head of New Business for reigning …

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Wayne Shaw’s Sutton pie munch could land Sun Bets in hot water

The English Football Association (FA) and the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) are investigating Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw for breaching football betting rules during yesterday’s FA Cup Fifth Round match against Arsenal FC. Before the match, which was broadcast on BBC1, new UK bookmaker Sun Bets had offered an 8/1 price on ‘Wayne Shaw to eat a pie live …

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Bookies suffer a Christmas football betting battering

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A set of punter-friendly football results over the Christmas and New Year period will have hurt the bookies at a crucial period in their financial years, according to analysis from Cenkos. All the leading Premier League teams won on Boxing Day including Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, the current league leaders. Liverpool subsequently won the following day and …

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Dugout launches aiming to turn football clubs into social media influencers

New digital sports platform Dugout (Dugout.com) launches its services aiming to revolutionise social media engagement and the content output of European football clubs. Announcing Dugout’s launch, Founder and President Elliot Richardson has amassed an impressive cast of 27 partner football club’s for its platform including FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and AC Milan. The Dugout platform will also feature …

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Giroud strikes late for the Gunners to defy the odds on Spiffx

Jose Mourinho has labelled Manchester United the ‘unluckiest team in the Premier League’. This feeling is probably echoed by many players on Spiffx this week, and certainly those who backed the home team to beat Arsenal at odds of 3.60 shortly before Juan Mata’s opening goal last Saturday. The odds dropped to 1.09 as the Reds held on to the lead …

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In-form Sanchez ready to reward away supporters on Spiffx

On Saturday, Jose Mourinho will resume his fierce rivalry with Arsene Wenger, as his Manchester United side look to close a six-point gap between themselves in sixth and the fourth placed Gunners. Given the inconsistency shown by United in recent weeks, and the fact that Arsenal remain unbeaten since losing at home to Liverpool on the opening day of the …

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Harry Kane fails to convince Spiffx punters on Spurs return

Despite their unbeaten start to the Premier League season, and the return to fitness of star striker Harry Kane, Spurs failed to convince punters on Spiffx during the North London derby at the Emirates. Mauricio Pochettino’s side started the match with only 10% of the backing, a figure that dropped to 2.68% in-play, even though Kane brought them level with …

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