Two Dutch football games listed as possible match-fixing

Austrian betting organisations say two Dutch first division matches in the 2010-2011 season should be investigated for possible match-fixing, BNR radio reports.

The match between FC Eindhoven and FC Volendam (0-3) and between FC Volendam and Fortuna Sittard (2-1) show enough signs of potential fixing to merit further investigation, the Austrian officials say.

BNR says the Austrian betting offices said last week they are aware of ‘outlandish bets’ from Asia on a number of matches in the Netherlands.

Referee Michel Winter, who supervised the Eindhoven-Volendam game, said he did not notice anything out of the ordinary. ‘The only unusual thing was that we had to pause play twice because of thunder storms,’ he told the broadcaster.

Earlier stories
Five Dutch nationals implicated in European football-fixing probe
Ernst & Young commissioned to investigate match fixing in Holland


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