Footballer issues race-fix statement

Ipswich Town striker Michael Chopra has issued a statement in connection with race-fixing charge by the by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).

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Chopra's statement over race-fixing charge

The Town striker published his statement on the Ipswich Town website.

In it he says that he will not contest the charges as he cannot afford the legal fees which are estimated to be at least £50,000.

The striker says he has extensive loans and cannot afford the money needed to clear his name.

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