Authorities 'sleepwalking' into match-fixing crisis

The UK's National Crime Agency made six arrests on Wednesday as part of an investigation into alleged illegal betting activity on matches and, while the suspects have not been named, national media reports claim those being held include footballers.

And Declan Hill, author of The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime and The Insider's Guide to Match-Fixing in Football, believes the Football Association and other bodies have been caught napping.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1