Tag Archive | betting

When Canada played a fixed match

There have been recriminations lately surrounding the match-fixing scandal engulfing the CSL, with critics pointing to the league and the CSA’s inaction on a story that first emerged last year.  It’s easy to forget that Canada’s men’s national team has been involved in match-fixing scandals of it’s own — both willing and unwilling.

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When Canadian soccer results are too good to be true

When I first saw CSL fixtures available for betting online, I was a little surprised.  It all seemed too real.  No longer were the available bets restricted to top-level European football half a world away, but I could put large amounts of money on matches happening just a short drive away at places like Centennial Park and Lamport Stadium in Toronto.

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