“I’m a proud Englishman and it’s always been my childhood dream to play for my country in a World Cup final.”
Under current FA rules, players in all six divisions of English men’s football, including the Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship, cannot bet on any football match in the world. The rules also cover other football-related matters, such as transfers and the future of managers.
After learning of Toney’s first charge in November, Brentford released the following statement: “The club has discussed this matter with Ivan and his legal representatives and those discussions will continue in private. We will not be commenting further until the matter is complete.”
If found guilty, Brentford could lose Toney to a significant ban. He is the club’s top goalscorer this season, with eight more than any other player in his squad.
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