FAI opens match-fixing investigation over Ireland friendly

The Football Association of Ireland's chief executive John Delaney stands with his partner Emma English. (Peter Morrison/AP)

DUBLIN — The Football Association of Ireland has opened a match-fixing investigation and provided details of the allegations to police.

The FAI says the alleged fixing concerned a friendly between League of Ireland Premier Division club Bray Wanderers and second-tier side Waterford on Friday.

The federation says "upon receipt of a complaint the FAI notified An Garda Siochanna (police) and the association has now launched an investigation into alleged breaches of FAI Rules."

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