Kieran Trippier, controlling a ball with the Atlético of Madrid


Problem for the Atlético: Trippier, sanctioned by fault of the bets

Published:24/12/2020 - 14:10h

Updated:24/12/2020 - 14:10h

The English authorities concluded that the English side defender would have involved in a bet related to his signing with the club 'colchonero'

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The side of the Athletic of Madrid, Kieran Trippier, has been sanctioned by the English Federation (FA) by his implication in bets related to the football. The sanction, in addition to imposing him a fine of 78.000 euros, will prevent him play by a period of 10 weeks.

Due to the fact that the measure of the English entity is endorsed by authorities of the FIFA, this involves that Trippier will remain out of any appointment of football during the time that lasts the disciplinary measure. This includes split of national selections, of LaLiga, of the Champions League and even friendly meetings.

The cause of the sanction is alleged under the foundation that the right side broke the rules that prevent to the professional footballers involve direct or indirectly in bets on subjects related with the football. In his case, a known his would have taken advantage of of privileged information, apparently provided by this, when knowing in advance that went to fichar by the Athletic and like this benefit by means of a bet.

Diverse regulations establish that a footballer does not have allowed to make bets or involve in subjects related to bets of the football. This includes the result, progress, behaviour or any another appearance of a football match in any part of the world. Besides, the transfer of players, the employment of agents, the selection of teams or disciplinary subjects also are examples of possible incumplimientos of said statutes.

Part of the investigation done to Trippier also includes a possible incumplimiento to provide to another person privileged information of the football that obtained through his position like footballer. In a similar case to this, the ex forward of the Liverpool Daniel Sturridge, was sanctioned in March of this year by six weeks and fined with 75.000 pounds before abandoning the Turkish club Trabzonspor.

An independent commission reviewed the case and, after a sight with the footballer, arrived to the conclusion that four of the indictments in his against were true and three no. Said sanction will prevent him to Trippier play in the party of gone of the eighth of final of the Champions of the Athletic Madrid against Chelsea pautado for 23 February, since the measure will begin to do effective from this Wednesday.

In his moment, Trippier denied the indictments

In a communiqué published the past month of May, the right side of the Athletic denied the designations in his against. "I have fulfilled totally with the investigation in the last months of voluntary form and will continue doing it. I want to leave clear that, although I am a professional footballer, in any moment have made bets related with the football neither received any financial profit of other bets", said Trippier in his moment. However, the player has not done statements as a result of the disciplinary measure.

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