Barton believes 50 percent of players are breaking FA's betting rules - football

Barton believes 50 percent of players are breaking FA's betting rules



by Carlo Campo 3h ago

Alex Livesey / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Joey Barton, suspended from football and all football activity, feels singled out.
Barton claimed Tuesday that at least half of professional footballers are breaking the Football Association’s betting rules, and said gambling is “culturally ingrained” in English football.
The midfielder was suspended until June 1, 2018 and fined £30,000 after admitting to placing 1,260 football-related bets between March 2006 and May 2016. A worldwide ban on betting in football came into force in 2014 for certain participants in English football.
Barton said that if the FA enforced those rules in the Premier League, half the players would be out. “I’m being conservative, I think 50 percent of the playing staff would be taken out (banned), because it’s culturally ingrained,” Barton told BBC Radio 4’s “Today.”
Asked whether the FA was correct to punish him, Barton said, “I had to be sanctioned, because I stepped out of the boundaries of the rules. So there’s no doubt about it, but the FA think I’m the only footballer who has ever bet on football ever. Well, the reality of it says that that’s not the case. I’ve seen (it) with my own eyes. … I’d place bets for other footballers on my accounts. I would say, on a conservative estimate, being in professional dressing rooms where ther...
URL source: http://www.westbromfootball.com/

--------------------------------
 

2019-20 Bundesliga Preview: FC Schalke

15-08-2019 08:49 - ( Borussia Dortmund )


Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Luka Jovi? close to agreeing personal terms with FC Barcelona

According to a German newspaper Luka Jovi??s agents and FC Barcelona are very close to agreeing personal terms, leaving only a transfer free to be settled with Eintracht Frankfurt before he can come to the Camp Nou, according to local...
11-02-2019 19:50 - ( barcelona )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Reschke: Pavard ?should? stay with VfB Stuttgart

VfB Stuttgart sporting director Michael Reschke may be playing both sides of the fence with Benjamin Pavard. According to football.london, Benjamin Pavard could still be on the move during this transfer window even though VfB Stuttgart is...
19-08-2018 16:49 - ( Bayern Munich )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

'First team now' - Many West Ham fans rave about '£40m' U23 talent who 'has to start v Chelsea'

OPINION Another week,
28-11-2019 08:51 - ( West Ham )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Umtiti ruled out of France clash & returns to Barcelona

Photo by Anthony Dibon/Icon Sport via Getty Images The defender is heading back to his club for treatment France confirmed on Sunday that centre-back Samuel Umtiti has been sent back to Barcelona after picking up a foot injury on...
08-09-2019 16:51 - ( barcelona )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

PSG want Samuel Umtiti as part of Neymar deal - report

Barcelona will have to offer a player in return if they try to sign Neymar Despite reports that Philippe Coutinho or Ousmane Dembélé will be offered as part of the Neymar deal, Paris Saint-Germain?s preferred player to obtain is actually...
09-07-2019 19:48 - ( barcelona )


Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Sir Alex Ferguson’s reaction perfectly sums up Manchester United’s defeat to Liverpool

Ferguson was sitting next to United’s former chief executive David Gill (Sky Sports)
17-12-2018 08:46 - ( Manchester United )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Sky Sports Coverage Announcement Dates for 2018/19 SkyBet Championship

With two more Swansea City fixtures being selected for live coverage on Sky Sports, in addition to their opening game of the season at Sheffield United, we thought it would be a good idea to share some key announcement dates for future TV...
28-06-2018 19:48 - ( Swansea city )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

OFFICIAL: Sergio Ramos medical report

Calf injury for the defender. Sergio Ramos has officially joined Karim Benzema in Real Madrid?s injury report, the team announced on their website. Following tests carried out on Sergio Ramos by the Sanitas Real Madid Medical Services, he...
05-01-2018 16:52 - ( real madrid )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Jerome Boateng and Joshua Kimmich involved in heated clash during Bayern Munich?s win over Werder Bremen

Photo by Alexander Scheuber/Bundesliga/Bundesliga Collection via Getty Images According to Bild, David Alaba had to rush over to separate the two teammates. Just before half time in Bayern Munich?s game against Werder Bremen, Joshua...
15-12-2019 19:51 - ( Bayern Munich )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Eintracht Frankfurt 4:1 Bayern Munich: Goal, Frankfurt!

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images Can Bayern Munich take top spot back this week" Let?s find out! 61?: Frankfurt score another from a corner, 4-1! 60?: Bas Dost almost scores. Manuel Neuer saves 59?: Brilliant last-ditch defending...
02-11-2019 16:50 - ( Bayern Munich )


Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Man City set to beat Chelsea FC to 16-year-old talent – report

Manchester City appear set to beat Chelsea FC to the signing of Millwall teenager Samuel Edozie, according to a report in England. The Evening Standard is reporting that both Chelsea FC and Manchester City have been keeping tabs on the 16-year-old...
07-06-2019 08:45 - ( Chelsea )
Real Sociedad-Real Madrid, La Liga 2018: Match Preview, Injuries, Potential XIs, Prediction

Srivaddhanaprabha family lay floral tributes at King Power Stadium

Leicester vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha laid a floral tribute at the King Power Stadium after the tragic death of his father and the club’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. He was joined by his mother and Vichai’s wife Aimon at the...
29-10-2018 19:48 - ( Leicester City )
-------------------------------------