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Liverpool confirm no contact regarding Debrecen match-fixing allegations

Liverpool have confirmed that they have not received any contact regarding match-fixing allegations which occurred in 2009.

Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet claims that the Anfield club were involved in a rigged Champions League match against Hungarian side Debrecen four years ago in which the Reds saluted 1-0.

However, a Liverpool spokesman said that there had been no contact from Europol or anyone else regarding potential match-fixing.

"We have had no contact from Europol or any other organisation over this," said the spokesman.

Debrecen goalkeeper Vukasin Poleksic has been banned for two years by UEFA for failing to report match-fixing activities involving a different game but Liverpool say they have not been privy to any wrongdoing.

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