Former Stevenage player facing match fixing allegations

The National Crime Agency is investigating a fresh series of football match-fixing allegations after claims that a former Stevenage player said he could influence games in return for cash.

Sam Sodje allegedly boasted that he could control events such as bookings, according to allegations in the Sun on Sunday_

It is also alleged that Sodje punched an opponent in the groin to get sent off and receive a bung of £70,000. The incident allegedly occurred when he was playing for Portsmouth against Oldham Athletic in February this year. Sodje made 32 appearances for Stevenage when they were a non-league side