Club in betting scandal given free players

September 15, 2013
By Sam Lienert and Rob Forsaith
The Victorian Premier League soccer club at the centre of Australia's biggest match-fixing scandal were provided with five players from England this season at no expense, their president says.

Southern Stars FC president Ercan Cicek says he had no suspicion of any alleged match-fixing until news broke on Sunday that Victorian police had arrested 10 people - believed to be nine Stars players plus the coach.

The arrests relate to an alleged match-fixing ring estimated to have ...

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