Sunday 28 May 2017

Rangers' Joey Barton in more hot water after being charged with betting on 44 matches

Rangers' Joey Barton. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire
Rangers' Joey Barton. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire

Joey Barton has been issued with a notice of complaint by the Scottish Football Association after being accused of betting on football matches.

The SFA issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon in which it alleged the Rangers midfielder placed 44 bets between July 1 and September 15 this year.

Barton has until Wednesday, October 12 to respond, with a principal hearing date set for Thursday, October 27.

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