Ivan Toney was banned from football for 8 months by the FA for his bets.
According to the details in the British press; The player was initially scheduled to be suspended for 15 months.
DETECTED TO BE GAMING ADDICTIVE
The reason for reducing this penalty to 8 months is; It is stated that Toney pleaded guilty and a specialist doctor determined that he was a gambling addict. According to the FA report; The player placed bets on matches that he did not play.
AT THE LOSS OF OWN TEAM
According to the news in Ntvspor, it was seen that the 27-year-old striker made most of the bets when he was a Newcastle United player.
It was determined that he played a total of 13 times in the loss of his own team in the 7 games he bet on Newcastle. Toney, however, escaped harsher penalties. Although the player was a Newcastle player during these matches, he was on loan in Wigan.
It was also found that the striker gave advance notice to his friend for a match in which he would start a starting 11 in March 2018.
Again, according to the information given in the FA’s report; It was stated that the player bets that he will score 15 times in 9 matches he has been on the field.