Christopher Coltart QC acts for the FA in disciplinary proceedings brought against Joey Barton for betting on football matches
The FA has imposed an 18 month ban on Joey Barton for betting on football matches in breach of the FA’s regulations. Mr Barton laid a total of 1,260 impermissible bets over a 10 year period, some of which were laid on his own team to lose. There was no suggestion of match fixing.
Christopher Coltart QC represented the FA in relation to this matter.
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