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Newcastle star charged with breaching FA’s betting rules

Newcastle United footballer Sandro Tonali has been charged with misconduct over alleged breaches of the Football Association’s betting rules.

The 23-year-old Italy international is currently serving a 10-month football ban after breaching betting rules in his home nation.

In a statement, the FA said: “It’s alleged that the Newcastle United midfielder breached FA Rule E8 50 times by placing bets on football matches between 12 August 2023 and 12 October 2023.”

“Sandro Tonali has until 5 April 2024 to respond.”

His club said in a statement: “Newcastle United acknowledges a misconduct charge received by Sandro Tonali in respect of alleged breaches of FA betting rules.

“Sandro continues to fully comply with relevant investigations and he retains the club’s full support.

“Due to this ongoing process, Sandro and Newcastle United are unable to offer further comment at this time.”

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