Reading 'Between The Lines' In The Southgate Betting Scam!

Last updated : 19 March 2009 By Boro Mad

The Mirror: "It works like this. The season is nearing an end, so betting on one of the most lucrative markets, which boss will get the sack next, is tailing off.

"The solution: bookies get on the airwaves and talk up the prospect of an imminent sacking.

"Then claim all bets are off on the unfortunate boss who has had a troubled weekend.

"Then claim large amounts of money has been wagered in specific locations, hinting links with said manager.

"And watch the cash role in. Sometimes the story takes a life of its own, spreading the rumours, and the bets flowing in.

"Southgate was subjected to all of this on Monday morning, and he didn't deserve it, not least because those "rumours from the North-East" proved wildly inaccurate."

So now you know!

Right, point me to a bookmaker who will take my money!