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7 football players implicated in Spanish match fixing investigation

An investigation has found up to seven players and a criminal gang guilty of match fixing during a game between Valladolid and Valencia, with a number of matches investigated during the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 seasons. The match between two-goal win over Valladolid landed Valencia a spot in the Champions League for the next season. However, both goals in the tie …

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Spain gripped by ‘El Gordo’ fever

The Spanish Christmas national lottery, known as ‘El Gordo’ will be drawn today, as millions of Spaniards await to see where the jackpot numbers fall. Spain’s ‘El Gordo’ lottery, which translates as ‘The Fat One’ will see €2.2 billion (£1.7 billion) in total prize money awarded amongst thousands of shared lottery tickets. Unlike traditional lotteries, where consumers choose their selected …

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