Match fixing probe extended to two more games


The Football League of Ireland (FAI) has confirmed the games, both of which took place this season, pleasure be examined. Three of the club’s recent fixtures, including the 3-1 defeat to Longford hold out Saturday, have now been put under the spotlight.

While the other games to be reviewed oblige not been specified, an Athlone defeat to UCD in April has been described as a “carbon-copy” of the extinction to Longford Town by one industry insider. “

The FAI has since learned – via confidential dope received on Friday, May 5 – that two other games involving the belabor warrant further investigation,” a statement from the association said.

“The FAI has contacted the fraternity about this new information and will commence its investigation on Monday, May 8, when get-together with players, staff and officials.”

Athlone, one of the oldest clubs in Ireland, should prefer to said they are “shocked” by the FAI investigation into suspicious wagering on the Longford spirited.

The FAI said on Wednesday that the biggest movements in betting took berth on Asian markets.

Betting industry personnel are said to be perplexed that authorities contain not looked at betting on the April 9 game against UCD, which Athlone departed 4-1.

UEFA’s report into the Longford match suggested the evidence of wrongdoing is conclusive.

 It highlighted anomalous labour relating to late goals being scored in both halves disobeying logic in terms of the levels of confidence of those betting.

UCD’s last aim came after 89 minutes in the game played in Belfield.

“Maximal of the activity that has been flagged up publicly now on the fixture last weekend, the UCD club allied with game virtually mirrored the betting activity, with hugely eloquent volumes of money being placed in the Asian betting markets in the ultimate 10 minutes of the match,” a betting industry source said.

“This in money, and the direction the market took, heavily suggested that another aspiration would occur in the game for UCD in the closing minutes.”

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