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PFA 'fully supports' chief exec

Professional Footballers Association chief executive Gordon Taylor continues to have the "full support" of the players' union following allegations of gambling debts, the PFA has said in a statement.

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PFA to clarify Gordon Taylor's future after betting claim

Gordon Taylor, who has led the PFA since 1981, is Britain's highest-paid union chief executive. Credit: EMPICS Sport

The Professional Footballers' Association is expected to rule on Gordon Taylor's future as chief executive after a report by The Sun which claimed he has accrued a six-figure gambling debt.

A statement is expected today from the players' union clarifying his future after discussions between the 12-man PFA committee led by PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle.

The issue is particularly sensitive given the large PFA sanctions issued to players and club officials for breaching betting rules.

A senior PFA source told the Press Association that Taylor's job is not at risk following the newspaper's allegations.

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