English Football League voices support for under-fire gambling sponsorships

Body reiterates importance of betting sector’s annual £40m contribution with clubs fighting for survival “on a financial knife edge”

The English Football League (EFL) has thrown its support behind gambling sponsorship as clubs struggle to cope with the financial challenges presented by Covid-19. The EFL, which represents 72 of England’s professional football clubs, claimed a “collaborative evidence-based approach” in dealing with gambling-related harm would be far more beneficial than a blanket ban on gambling…

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