Children's commissioner warning on football 'child exploitation'

Children's commissioner warning on football 'child exploitation'
 

Scotland's children's commissioner has called for regulation to stop the exploitation of children by professional football clubs.
Tam Baillie said a "wait and see" approach was no longer appropriate.
His comments follow the decision by Celtic to feature 13-year-old Karamoko Dembele in its under-20 side against Hearts on Monday.
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has since apologised for taking bets on the child's future prospects.
Dembele, who was born in London in 2003 and whose parents come from Ivory Coast, joined Celtic in July 2013.
Since then he has been fast-tracked to appear with players... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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