Date: 19th March 2014 at 7:55pm
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As reported earlier in the month, midfielder Dan Gosling got himself in bother with the footballing authorities after breaching betting rules.

Today saw the conclusion of the saga with Gosling bagging a 30 grand fine by the F.A.

To his credit the 24 year old admitted a misconduct charge quickly, which may have resulted in him getting a lighter sentence.

Gosling’s breach of betting rules relates to Rule E8(b) of the FA’s regulations.

In the handbook, it states that a player ‘shall not bet, either directly or indirectly’ on matches involving themselves or their team – or a competition they play in or have played in.

Gosling cited boredom as a reason for the betting spree and is another lesson to those that money can cause just as many problems as solve.