PFA CEO Gordon Taylor Accused Of Running Up Gambling Debts Of $155K
Professional Footballers’ Association CEO GORDON TAYLOR "has remained tight-lipped" Wednesday morning over claims that he ran up gambling debts of £100,000 ($155,000) after placing up to £4M ($6.2M) in bets in the space of 30 months, according to the LONDON TIMES. Taylor, who has spoken out repeatedly about the dangers posed to his members and their sport by the lure of gambling, was Wednesday "the subject of detailed allegations about his betting history." The claims, made by The Sun, suggested that Taylor "was himself gambling large sums on sporting events including football, cricket and horse racing." He "has so far refused to comment on the allegations" (LONDON TIMES, 8/28).