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The footballer whose life was wrecked by gambling

He was a promising young athlete with a lucrative professional football career ahead of him. But a gambling addiction wrecked his prospects.

Former Reading and Oxford United midfielder Scott Davies has been talking about how he lost hundreds of thousands of pounds and became depressed as his spending got out of control.

Now Scott is urging professional footballers to get help if they fear their gambling is becoming a problem. Penny Silvester has been to meet him.