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FAI Launch Investigation Into Alleged Match-Fixing During Bray Wanderers Game

FAI Launch Investigation Into Alleged Match-Fixing During Bray Wanderers Game

Less than a week after the FAI announced that two Athlone Town players - Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan - had been banned from football for 12 months for match fixing, the Association announced that it has launched another investigation.

In a statement released on Wednesday night, the FAI said that it is investigating allegations of match-fixing during a friendly game between Bray Wanderers and Waterford FC last Friday at the Carlisle Grounds. It was a game which Waterford won 5-0.

The Football Association of Ireland has launched an investigation into alleged match-fixing surrounding the friendly match between Bray Wanderers FC and Waterford FC on Friday, September 8 at the Carlisle Grounds.

Upon receipt of a complaint the FAI notified An Garda Siochanna and the Association has now launched an investigation into alleged breaches of FAI Rules.

The FAI has a zero tolerance policy to match-fixing.

The Irish Independent reports that Bray Wanderers training session was visited by Gardaí on Tuesday night as part of an investigation into alleged match-fixing.

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