Supersport.com, 19 May2014
Players and businessmen in the Far East allegedly conspired to fix matches by placing huge bets on non-league matches in England, a court heard on Monday.
The matches were targeted because non-league competitions are under far less scrutiny than professional games, Birmingham Crown Court heard.
Prosecution lawyer Robert Davies said Sankaran and Ganeshan were "central figures" in the alleged conspiracy, while the other three men were "willing recruits".
He said the men had come to Britain from Singapore intending to target non-league conference football competitions, which he described as a match-fixers' "Goldilocks scenario". Full story