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6 bailed in match-fixing inquiry

Blackburn Rovers striker DJ Campbell was one of six people arrested as part of an inquiry into alleged spot-fixing during football matches, his club has confirmed. All six suspects have been bailed until April.

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Profile: DJ Campbell

DJ Campbell has played and scored goals in the Premier League. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire/

DJ Campbell is the latest, and most high profile, footballer known to have been arrested as part of a spot-fixing investigation.

  • A 32-year-old striker who currently plays for Blackburn Rovers in the Championship
  • Shot prominence in 2005 with his goalscoring exploits at non-league Yeading, which led to a £500,000 move to Premier League Birmingham City
  • Joined Leicester City in 2007 for £1.6 million, but scored just five goals for the club.
  • Moved to Blackpool in 2010 for a club record fee of £1.25m and had his most successful season, scoring an impressive 13 goals in the Premier League
  • Queens Park Rangers bought him for £1.2m in 2011, but he failed to shine in west London and signed for Blackburn, where he has so far failed to score a goal.
  • Has also played for Ipswich, Derby County and Brentford.

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