Dundalk player receives worldwide suspension for betting offences while playing in England

Dundalk player receives worldwide suspension for betting offences while playing in England

The Football Association of Ireland has confirmed that Dundalk FC player Conor Clifford has received a six-month worldwide suspension from all football-related activities for betting offences.

The player is suspended from October 3, 2017 through to April 2, 2018 and was fined £600 by the English Football Association for 112 breaches of FA Rule E8, in which he admitted the charge.

All offences were committed in the United Kingdom. Clifford was a former Chelsea youth team captain. 

The ruling by FIFA was communicated to the FAI today.

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