Tuesday

24th Jan 2017

Ticker

EU investigators identify 100s of fixed football matches

An investigation by the EU's police agency Europol has found around 380 professional football matches were fixed. "It is clear to us this is the biggest-ever investigation into suspected match-fixing in Europe," said Europol's director Rob Wainwright Monday. Around 425 match officials, club officials, players and criminals were involved.

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