Sports integrity firm Federbet has once again come under fire over its seemingly unfounded allegations of match-fixing in professional football, with the Portuguese football league taking a particularly strong stand against the company.

After being roundly criticised last year over its unsubstantiated allegations relating to the previous season, the Brussels-based watchdog has again attracted widespread criticism following the release of its latest annual report this week.

It claims that match-fixing in football has “taken on even more alarming dimensions”, with new cases involving leagues in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Latvia and Portugal...

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