Manchester United football legend, Paul Scholes, has been charged by the Football Association after placing 140 bets on football over a four-year period.
Scholes, who recently stepped down as manager of Oldham Athletic is alleged to have broken gambling rules when he was part-owner and director at Salford City with the Class of ’92.
He is said to have placed 140 bets on football matches between 2015 and 2019 when he was part-owner of Salford City with Class of ’92.
In a statement, the FA said: ‘Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct in relation to The FA’s Betting Rules.
‘It is alleged he placed 140 bets on football matches, contrary to FA Rule E8, between 17 August 2015 and 12 January 2019.
‘He has until 26 April 2019 to respond to the charge.’