Canaries in the clear over betting irregularities

By Rick Lamb
Last updated : 17 October 2008
The Norwich City website contains a statement from the European Sports Security Association and the Association of British Bookmakers reporting that no unusual activity has been uncovered following investigations into the Norwich vs Derby match on 4th October.

The full release said:

Brussels, 17 October 2008: The European Sports Security Association (ESSA) and the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) today announced that none of their members found any irregular betting activities and no reason to suspect anything inappropriate during the Norwich City vs. Derby County football match that was played on 4 October 2008.

"After a thorough investigation, I'm pleased to report that none of our members found anything unusual about the Norwich City vs. Derby County game" said Khalid Ali, the Secretary General of ESSA.

"Our association is comprised of the leading online sports book operators in Europe and along with the ABB, who are an associate member, we are working together to contribute to sports being clean and free of corruption" he added.

Norwich City Match Reports

Sky Bet Championship Sun 22nd October 12:00

Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Norwich City

Last game - Match Centre


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