Newcastle United take on Burnley in last season’s English Premier League. Both were sponsored by betting sites. Photo: Reuters
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

From English Premier League down to League Two, English football has a gambling addiction

  • Half of top flight teams now have betting company logos as main shirt sponsors where cigarettes and alcohol used to be
  • Sport seems to be an offshoot of the gaming industry where there is no escape from insidious advertising

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Newcastle United take on Burnley in last season’s English Premier League. Both were sponsored by betting sites. Photo: Reuters
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.