Nottingham Forest star Harry Toffolo ESCAPES ban after admitting to 375 breaches of betting rules | The Sun
HARRY TOFFOLO has escaped a ban after admitting to breaches of betting rules.
The Nottingham Forest defender admitted the FA charge of 375 betting offences between 2014 and 2017.
Toffolo, 28, has been hit with a suspended five-month ban until the end of the 2024/25 season.
He has also been handed a fine for the misconduct in relation to the FA's betting rules by an independent regulatory commission.
The former Huddersfield star will have to pay £20,956.22.
During the time of the offences, Toffolo was playing for Norwich he's also had loan spells at Swindon, Rotherham, Peterborough and Scunthorpe during his career.
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The reasoning behind the sanctions will be published in "due course".
A spokesperson for the FA said: "Nottingham Forest's Harry Toffolo has been given a five-month suspension, which has been suspended until the end of the 2024/25 season, and £20,956.22 fine for misconduct in relation to our betting rules.
"The defender admitted that he breached FA Rule E1(b) 375 times between 22 January 2014 and 18 March 2017, and an independent Regulatory Commission imposed his sanctions following a hearing.
"The Regulatory Commission's written reasons for these decisions will be published in due course."
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Toffolo joined Nottingham Forest in 2022 after the club gained promotion to the Premier League.
He has played 22 times for the East Midlands outfit and produced one assist.
Despite admitting to the breaches, Toffolo has still been included in Forest's finalised 25-man squad list for the current Premier League season.
He was charged by the FA over the betting allegations back in July.
Nottingham Forest declined to comment when approach by SunSport.
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