Chippenham Town footballer Karnell Chambers has had his contract terminated after he placed bets on matches including those involving his own club, report the Gazette & Herald.

A spokesman for Chippenham Town said: “Karnell’s contract with the club has been terminated with immediate effect.

“After consideration of the facts provided by the FA and interviewing Karnell, the board decided that placing bets on Chippenham Town games in which he participated, left the Board and Management Team with a complete lack of trust and confidence in the player and as such amounted to gross misconduct.”

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