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Four men due in court over 'match fix case'

Four men are due in court today in connection with a National Crime Agency inquiry into alleged football match-fixing.

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Non-league club sack players charged with match-fixing

Conference South team Whitehawk FC have sacked Michael Boaten and Hakeem Adelakun, two footballers charged with conspiracy to defraud as part of the National Crime Agency's match-fixing probe.

A statement posted on the club's website said:

Club Director Mark Turner commented “The Board are disappointed by these allegations and have taken steps to protect the Club”

Mark Turner would also like to state that the Board, Club, coaching staff and players were completely unaware of the actions of these two players.

The Board of Directors would ask that our fans, supporters and sponsors now rally-round our players and support them fully in their league game tomorrow and the 2ndround trophy next week, which is the highest level the Club has reached in its history and for which we are all immensely proud.

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