England international Kieran Trippier has been hauled in front of the English Football Association (FA) to answer charges of a breach in betting rules for players. The defender was charged in July 2019 with several breaches of the betting code, after a high-profile switch from Tottenham Hotspurs to Atletico Madrid.[Image credit: Wikimedia Commons]
The timing of the hearing forced England coach to drop Trippier from his England side that faced Denmark in the Nations League Group fixture at Wembley Stadium.
England coach Gareth Southgate refused to be drawn into the drama surrounding Trippier when asked by the media: