FA charges United legend Scholes with betting misconduct
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The Football Association (FA) has charged former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes with a violation of the governing body's rules against betting.

According to the FA's statement, Scholes placed bets on 140 matches between Aug. 17, 2015, and Jan. 12, 2019 - an infringement of FA Rule E8, which prohibits any participant in the Premier League, English Football League, National League, or Women's Super League from betting on matches.

Scholes, 44, spent 31 days in charge of Oldham Athletic from February to March 2019, a short-lived spell that narrowly falls outside the FA's time frame for the alleged betting violations.

The former England international also has a 10 percent stake in fifth-tier Salford City and was previously club director before stepping down from that position to accept the Oldham appointment.

Scholes has until April 26 to respond to the FA's charge.

FA charges United legend Scholes with betting misconduct
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