March 26, 2009

UEFA charges Macedonian club with match - fixing

UEFA have charged Macedonian club FK Pobeda, its president and one player with match-fixing, European soccer's governing body said Thursday.

"The match under investigation was the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round game between FK Pobeda and FC Pyunik on 13 July 2004," UEFA said in a statement.

"The charge is based on reports received from the betting industry on irregular betting patterns and the declarations of several witnesses. The Control & Disciplinary Body will deal with the case on 17 April."

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