Tag Archives: Football Association
- Football Association scraps Ladbrokes betting partnership
June 22, 2017
The English Football Association (FA) has scrapped its sponsorship deal with UK bookmakers Ladbrokes and says it will forego any future tie-ups with betting operators. One year ago, the FA announced that it had reached a “long term agreement” that would see Ladbrokes serve as the league’s official betting partner....
- John Terry substitution creates FA & Gambling Commission investigation
May 24, 2017
The Football Association and UK Gambling Commission are considering a match-fixing investigation after Chelsea and Sunderland conspired in John Terry's substitution during his last game for the club on Sunday. The English Football Association (FA) and the John Terry are bored. So bored, they have decided to launch an investigation...
- Football Association to push for racing-style betting levy
May 5, 2017
The English Football Association (FA) is rethinking its partnerships with betting operators while also seeking to impose a ‘betting right’ on bookmakers. On Thursday, the Telegraph reported that the FA was reviewing whether it was appropriate for the sports body to have commercial tie-ups with gambling and alcohol firms. The...
- Keeper’s pie consumption sparks UKGC, FA betting probes
February 21, 2017
A football goalkeeper’s consumption of a meat-and-potato pie on live television has sparked a UK Gambling Commission inquiry. This weekend, UK sports fans were treated to the sight of Sutton United reserve keeper Wayne Shaw riding the pine during his team’s FA Cup match against Arsenal. At one point late...
- Ladbrokes signs on as The Football Association’s new official betting parter
June 3, 2016
UK bookmakers Ladbrokes have outmaneuvered rival William Hill by striking a new sponsorship deal with the English Football Association (FA). On Friday, Ladbrokes announced that it had signed on as the FA’s new official betting partner. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, except to say that the parties have entered...
- Is it Time to Say Goodbye to Weekend FA Cup Matches?
February 17, 2016
ESPN FC has broken the news that the Football Association and the Premier League are in talks to make wholesale changes in an attempt to improve English teams chances in the Champions League. If you want to back an English team to win the Champions League, then your best bet...