Paul Scholes charged with misconduct in relation to betting rules

Date published: Tuesday 16th April 2019 4:26

Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association after allegedly placing 140 bets on football matches.

The former Manchester United and England midfielder is alleged to have placed the bets, in contravention of FA rules, between 17 August 2015 and 12 January 2019.

It is alleged he placed the bets on football matches, contrary to FA Rule E8, while he was co-owner of Salford City.

He recently took the Oldham manager’s job in February 2019 and resigned as a director of Salford, but quit after 31 days in charge at Boundary Park.

Scholes, 44, has until 26 April, 2019 to respond to the charge.

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