Brentford striker Ivan Toney has been banned from football for eight months following FA betting investigation
The Brentford and England forward admitted to 232 separate policy breaches, resulting in a suspension until January and a £50,000 fine.
A hearing was held earlier this week where Toney faced an independent regulatory commission that ruled he would not be allowed to return to training until September.
The FA confirmed: “Ivan Toney has been suspended from all football and football-related activities with immediate effect for eight months, up to and including 16 January 2024, has been fined £50,000 and has been remanded on his future conduct for breaching the FA Rules Violations Warned.” Betting Rules.
“The Brentford striker has been accused of a total of 262 breaches of FA Rule E8 between 25 February 2017 and 23 January 2021. The FA subsequently retracted 30 of those violations and he admitted the remaining 232.
“His sanctions were subsequently imposed by an independent regulatory commission after an in-person hearing. For the last four months of his ban from September 17, 2023, he will only be allowed to train with his club.”
Brentford has taken note of the ban and will take further action once the Commission’s full judgment is released.
A statement read: “Brentford FC takes note of the decision of an independent regulatory commission to issue Ivan Toney with an eight-month ban from all football and soccer-related activities, effective immediately.”
“Ivan has been charged with breaching FA Rule E8 and had an in-person hearing earlier this week.
“Brentford FC are currently awaiting the publication of the independent Regulatory Commission’s written justification. We will review them before we consider our next steps.”
https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/ivan-toney-ban-b1081860.html Brentford striker Ivan Toney has been banned from football for eight months following FA betting investigation