Four men have appeared in crown court charged in connection with a National Crime Agency inquiry into alleged football match-fixing.
Footballers Michael Boateng and Hakeem Adelakun, both 22, and co-accused Chann Sankaran, 33, and Krishna Sanjey Ganeshan, 43, both originally from Singapore, appeared at Birmingham Crown Court today for a short 10-minute preliminary hearing.
The four will next appear back at the same court to enter their pleas on March 7, next year.
A provisional trial date has been set for May 19, 2014.
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