Football Must Re-Think Gambling Deals, Says Players' Charity

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A charity set up by a former England football team captain has urged professional sports organisations to re-evaluate their relationship with the UK gambling industry.

The head of the Sporting Chance Clinic, a service founded by ex-England and Arsenal defender Tony Adams, has said gambling addiction has become the most common addictive disorder it treats professional sports people for.

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