FA suspends three non-league players for match fixing allegations

first_img Related Articles StumbleUpon Europol warns of ‘greater risk’ of match-fixing during pandemic August 7, 2020 Share Victoria Police charges two following tennis corruption investigation June 29, 2020 Betway ends all football transfer markets June 17, 2020 It has been reported that Zephaniah Thomas of Mickleover Sports, Worcester City’s Tyler Weir and Scott Spencer of Hyde United have been suspended by the FA in relation to match fixing allegations.The players were charged with failing to immediately report to the Football Association an “approach by a third party related to seeking to influence the outcome or conduct of a match or competition”.A statement by the FA said: “It is important to note that the three players were not involved in any attempt to fix matches and did not accept monies or gifts.”Weir, who admitted two breaches, has been immediately suspended for six months of which two months will be applied immediately with the balance being suspended until July 1, 2018.Thomas, who admitted one breach, has been immediately suspended for four months, of which six weeks will be applied immediately with the balance being suspended for two years.Spencer, who admitted one breach, has been immediately suspended for three months of which one month will be applied immediately with the balance being suspended until October 1, 2017.(This story was originally featured on Sporting Life) Share Submitlast_img