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Wayne Rooney's father arrested in police betting probe

Wayne Rooney's father has been arrested and bailed as part of an investigation into suspicious betting activity during a Scottish Premier League match.

Mr Rooney, 48, was one of nine men questioned.

The allegations centre on the sending-off of the Motherwell footballer Steve Jennings during a match against Hearts last December.

Tim Franks reports.

  • 06 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK