The Insider's Guide To Match-Fixing In Football

The Insider's Guide To Match-Fixing In Football

The Insider's Guide to Match-Fixing in Football

A WAVE OF MATCH-FIXING THREATENS THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR SPORT. There are dozens of national police investigations; hundreds of matches from top international games to the Champions League to youth teams have been fixed and over one thousand players, coaches and referees have been arrested. This new form of sports corruption will destroy football, unless we fight it. TO FIGHT IT, WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND IT. ‘The Insider’s Guide to Match-Fixing in Football’ is an analysis of the motivations, the mechanisms and the methods within this modern form of fixing. Hill was the first person to break the story of the new form of football fixing when he infiltrated an Asian match-fixing gang in ‘The Fix’ – now he returns with a book that is ‘Freakonomics meets Football Corruption’. “Only Declan Hill could write a book with this level of academic rigor and foundation of investigative journalism. I expect Dr. Hill's new book to be the seminal work in the sports corruption space and I have adopted it for use in my PhD seminar on forensic sports law analytics.” - Ryan M. Rodenberg, JD/PhD, Florida State University “Declan Hill has broken new ground...

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