Ivan Toney guess on his personal workforce to lose 13 occasions, in keeping with the Soccer Affiliation. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Ivan Toney guess Brentford to lose
Just lately-suspended England and Brentford striker Ivan Toney guess on his personal workforce to lose 13 occasions, per the Soccer Affiliation (FA).
The information of Toney’s betting historical past broke Friday morning lower than two weeks after he was banned from all soccer actions for eight months. He has additionally been formally recognized with a playing dependancy.
The 27-year-old took to Twitter across the time the information broke to share his intent to have an sincere dialog in regards to the matter.
Toney’s bets in opposition to his membership got here throughout seven matches between August 2017 and March 2018. 11 of the bets have been in favor of Newcastle United, a former membership of Toney’s, and two for Wigan Athletic, which Toney was loaned to on the time.
there isn’t any proof that Mr. Toney did or was even able to affect his personal workforce to lose”
“Mr. Toney didn’t play in any of these matches the place he positioned bets in opposition to his mortgage membership as he was not within the match squad or in opposition to his mum or dad membership as he was on mortgage,” stated the FA. “There is no such thing as a proof that Mr. Toney did or was even able to affect his personal workforce to lose when he positioned bets in opposition to them successful – he was not within the squad or eligible to play on the time.”
Psychiatrist Dr. Philip Hopley interviewed Toney twice as a part of the FA’s investigation. He was accountable for diagnosing Toney with a playing dependancy, which, alongside his “nice regret” for his actions, led to his suspension being decreased from 11 months to eight months.
Brentford stated that it considers the matter closed and appears ahead to Toney rejoining the workforce in September.