Three men arrested for match fixing in the League of Ireland

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The League of Ireland is coming towards the business end of the season with some tasty games still left to see who wins the Premier Division, Shamrock Rovers are top with Derry City hot on their heals and Cork city as good as have the first division.

News has come out today though that three men have been arrested in connection to match fixing.

wo men in their 30s were arrested in the Dublin area on suspicion of the offence of Conspiracy to Defraud contrary to Common Law and are being held at a garda station in south Dublin.

Another man, also in his 30s, was arrested in the east of the country on suspicion of the same offence and is being held at a garda station in the east of the country.

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In a statement, the FAI said it “notes the latest developments in the ongoing Garda enquiry into alleged historical match fixing.

“The FAI, in conjunction with UEFA, remains committed to a zero tolerance policy on match fixing. As this continues to be a legal matter, we cannot comment further beyond this.”

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