Various Spanish soccer players arrested on match fixing charges: El Pais

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MADRID (Reuters) – A number of first and second division soccer players have been arrested in Spain over suspicions of forming a criminal organization dedicated to match fixing, El Pais reported on Tuesday.

Asked about the report, a spokeswoman for the Spanish police confirmed that there was an open investigation though did not give any details.

Reporting by Emma Pinedo; Writing by Paul Day; Editing by Ingrid Melander

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