English Premier League sides Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace were both sponsored by ManBetX for the 2019-20 season. Photo: AFP
English Premier League sides Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace were both sponsored by ManBetX for the 2019-20 season. Photo: AFP

Asia-facing betting sponsors putting European football at risk: report

  • Global Lottery Management System warns of dangers to integrity from widespread links to betting companies targeting Asian markets
  • In English Premier League, half of the clubs had a betting sponsor on shirts, while six included Chinese characters, despite ban on online gambling in China

English Premier League sides Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace were both sponsored by ManBetX for the 2019-20 season. Photo: AFP
English Premier League sides Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace were both sponsored by ManBetX for the 2019-20 season. Photo: AFP
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