Paul Scholes: Former Manchester United midfielder charged by FA over alleged breach of betting rules


Paul Scholes: Former Manchester United midfielder charged by FA over alleged breach of betting rules

Paul Scholes has been hit with a misconduct charge by the Football Association in relation to alleged breaches of its betting rules, the governing body has announced.

The former Manchester United midfielder allegedly placed 140 bets on football matches over a four-year period, between August 2015 and January 2019.

Scholes has been charged by the FA

“Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct in relation to The FA’s Betting Rules,” the FA statement read.

“It is alleged he placed 140 bets on football matches, contrary to FA Rule E8, between 17 August 2015 and 12 January 2019.

“He has until 26 April 2019 to respond to the charge.”