Aberdeen director Duncan Skinner fined £1,000 for gambling breach

Aberdeen director duncan skinner has been fined £1,000 for two breaches of the scottish fa's playing rules.

He received two £500 fines for bets located within the 2014/15 and 2015/2016 seasons after skinner admitted the notices of complaint at a disciplinary tribunal at hampden.

Skinner turned into also charged for bets positioned in seasons 2016/17 and 2017/18.


Sanctions for those rule breaches might be taken into consideration at a later tribunal, which takes vicinity in march 2018.

Skinner is claimed to have positioned 589 bets in overall - which include one on aberdeen to lose towards celtic in 2017.

However, there may be no suggestion suit-solving was involved.

The bets included 1,465 games - eighty one worried aberdeen with 74 placed on the crew to win and six to attract.

Skinner, who is also at the board of sportscotland, has until three january 2018 to respond to the alleged breach of rule 31, which states: "no club, legitimate, team authentic or different member of team staff, player, suit legitimate or other man or woman beneath the jurisdiction of the scottish fa shall gamble in any way on a football match."

Skinner has been a non-executive director at pittodrie considering that january 2015, having enjoyed a a success profession within the oil and gas enterprise.

In a assertion, the club said: "we notice and accept the outcome of the sfa disciplinary panel almost about duncan skinner and will keep to paintings with the sfa to ensure all related to aberdeen fc adhere to all governing body regulations, policies and approaches."

Earlier this year, the annan athletic chairman henry mcclelland turned into fined £3,000 for putting four,011 soccer bets, along with 430 related to his own club


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