Saturday, August 1, 2015   

English footballer ban for fixing hailed
(03-18 13:21)

Australian football chiefs welcomed worldwide bans imposed on two English players over a match-fixing scam in state soccer linked to an international betting syndicate.
Football Federation Australia hailed the move by world governing body FIFA to extend the Australian bans on Southern Stars players Joe Woolley and Reiss Noel after they were convicted of manipulating games.
Convicted Singaporean fixer Wilson Raj Perumal, who is under police protection in Hungary, was at the center of the investigation, the Sydney Morning Herald reported in September.—AFP

   
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