The football association has accused the fourth goalkeeper of the club from the fifth English division Sutton United Wayne Shaw of violation of betting rules.
During the match of 1/8 FA Cup against Arsenal he has deliberately eaten a pie, sitting on the bench.The matter is that it was possible to bet on eating of a pie by the football player during the match with bookmaker Sun Bets which became the sponsor of Sutton United for the match against Arsenal. Shaw has said that he didn't bet on this, but admitted that his friends did.
The 45-year-old goalkeeper who, by the way, declared on career ending is accused of violation of the betting rules and also of unsuitable conduct, as BBC reports. Shaw has time till the Friday evening to respond to charges.
This conduct of the goalkeeper is also investigated by the UK Gambling Commission after Sun Bets has declared that they have paid the five figures for the bet made on the fact that Shaw will eat a pie during the match. The coefficient on that outcome was 9.0.
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