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Quotes about match-fixing in soccer

Updated: February 12, 2013, 6:04 AM ET
Associated Press

Soccer, or football as it is known in most of the world, is being plagued by match-fixing linked to emboldened criminal gangs or corrupt officials. Here are some comments on the global problem:

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"Football is in a disastrous state. ... Fixing of matches for criminal gambling fraud purposes is absolutely endemic worldwide ... arrogantly happening daily" -- Chris Eaton, director of sport integrity at the International Centre for Sport Security.

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"It sounds like a fairy ...

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