Monthly Archives: October 2010

Anti-Corruption and Gambling in Sport – a preview to our 3rd Breakfast Seminar

Following the match fixing revelations in Cricket and Snooker which have plagued the sporting world this year, the News of the World alleged on Sunday 17 October that ‘wide-spread corruption’ in English football is about to explode. It has also emerged this week that there are allegations of match fixing within Tennis. Last week saw [...]

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In the Red – The Final Chapter?

On Wednesday 13 October the High Court ruled that the deal between Liverpool FC and New England Sports Ventures (“NESV”) was legal, granting a mandatory injunction in favour of RBS. It was presumed at that time that the sale to NESV would go ahead unhindered. Hours later the owners Hicks and Gillett managed to obtain [...]

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In the Red – Tomorrow Liverpool’s fate will be determined following High Court’s decision

The immediate future of Liverpool is to be determined tomorrow at the High Court. Fans around the world will be waiting with baited breath to see whether Messrs Hicks and Gillett, the current owners, will successfully block the sale of the club. The story broke last week that the Board of Directors at Liverpool had [...]

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Match Fix Allegations Re’BUTT’ed

Ijaz Butt last week withdrew his match-fixing comments about the England cricket team. He had been specifically asked to apologise or face legal action; however it would appear that a withdrawal has been accepted by the England and Wales Cricket Board Chairman (ECB), Giles Clarke. Part of the statement released said: “I deeply and sincerely [...]

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