Newcastle fined for advertising bookmaker in his U18 team
- Updated: 19th April 2018
Popped the varnish in the English Football Federation, which by fine,
fined Newcastle at about 7.500 pounds, 8.600 pounds in euros.
Recently Newcastle signed a contract in 2017 with the online bookmaker FUN88, which is reported to be around 9.1 million of euros worth of advertising for Newcastle.
The Chinese company then started to advertise his online bookmaker on the shirts of Newcastle teams.
But Newcastle forgot about one Federation important rule…
Newcastle then incurred this fine for failing to comply with the FA equipment and advertising norm.
The norm refers that the teams are prohibited from advertising through the shirts, services or activities related with alcohol and betting.
In England there’s no fooling around and they are aware of what happens in English football and the punishing is immediate!