AFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes suspended by FA for breaching betting rules

AFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes suspended by FA for breaching betting rules

first_imgAFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes has been suspended from all football activity for four weeks after admitting to breaching Football Association betting rules.Downes, 58, placed five bets on matches between November 30, 2013 and January 30, 2014, and three bets between March 16, 2019 and July 12, 2019. Getty Images – Getty Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti PEP TALK Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future targets appointed An FA spokesperson said: “AFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes has been fined £3,000 and suspended from all football and football-related activity for 28 days, until November 14, 2019, after admitting breaching FA Betting rules.”Downes has already missed four matches after being suspended by the club since first being charged on September 25.Following the FA’s ruling, the Dons said they would ‘be making a further statement in due course’.In Downes’ absence, assistant Glyn Hodges has picked up two wins in three League One games as well as an EFL Trophy win over Leyton Orient. stalemate update rookie error 1 Downes has been suspended by the FA Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ latest Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule on target Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ statement LATEST Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff However, the club remains in the League One relegation zone with nine points from 13 matches ahead of Saturday’s clash with Portsmouth.Downes has been in charge of Wimbledon since December 2018 and guided the club to safety on the final day of last season after they picked up 21 points from their final 12 matches.Downes spent almost a decade playing for the original Wimbledon between 1979 and 1988, and is often referred to as the ‘founder’ of the Crazy Gang.last_img

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