English FA suspends another Premier League player over breaching betting rules


The English Premier League have suspended another Premier League player for breaching the betting rules guiding the body.

The FA confirmed that Nottingham Forest Defender, Harry Toffolo has been given a five-month ban and fined £20,956.22 after admitting to 375 breaches of the body's betting rules.

The 28-year-old defender admitted to competing the offences between 2014 and 2017 when he was a Norwich City player. During that time he had a loan spell at Swindon Town, Rotherham United, Peterborough and Scunthorpe United.

The FA confirmed the decision on its official X account on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

"Nottingham Forest’s Harry Toffolo has been given a five-month suspension, which has been suspended until the end of the 2024/25 season, and £20,956.22 fine for misconduct in relation to our betting rules. The defender admitted that he breached FA Rule E1(b) 375 times between 22 January 2014 and 18 March 2017, and an independent Regulatory Commission imposed his sanctions following a hearing. The Regulatory Commission’s written reasons for these decisions will be published in due course.”

Brentford striker Ivan Toney was issued an immediate ban of eight months in May 2023, after he admitted to 232 breaches of their betting rules.