English football's governing body insisted Tuesday that match-fixing was not widespread, as chiefs from major sports held talks with the government on tackling the problem together. However, Football Association general secretary Alex Horne warned against complacency after discussions with ... FULL ARTICLE AT Yahoo! Sports
LONDON (AP) — English football faced renewed concerns about match-fixing Monday after Blackburn striker D.J. Campbell was identified as one of six people arrested in the second police investigation into rigged games opened inside two weeks.
Campbell is one of ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Oklahoman
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Blackburn is a large industrial town in Lancashire, England. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 8.9 miles (14.3 km) east of the city of Preston, and 21 miles (34 km) north-northwest of the city of Manchester. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority area of Blackburn with Darwen, Blackburn being... Full Article At Wikipedia.org