Who’s fault is it? An analysis of the press coverage of football betting scandals in France and the United Kingdom

  title={Who’s fault is it? An analysis of the press coverage of football betting scandals in France and the United Kingdom},
  author={Jean-Patrick Villeneuve and Dawn A. Aquilina},
  journal={Sport in Society},
  pages={187 - 200}
Abstract Sport betting is a lucrative business for bookmakers, for the lucky (or wise) punters, but also for governments and for sport. While not new or even recent, the deviances linked to sport betting, primarily match-fixing, have gained increased media exposure in the past decade. This exploratory study is a qualitative content analysis of the press coverage of sport betting-related deviances in football in two countries (UK and France), using in each case two leading national publications… 

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