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Gothenburg v AIK: 'Match-fixing attempt' leads to Swedish fixture postponement

A Swedish top-flight fixture between Gothenburg and AIK has been postponed after an alleged match-fixing attempt.
The Swedish Football Association claims an AIK player was "offered a considerable sum" on Tuesday if he contributed to losing the match.
General secretary Hakan Sjostrand said it was a "very serious attack against Swedish football", adding: "We will never let this happen."
The two sides were set to meet in the Allsvenskan at 18:00 BST on Thursday.
The sides were set to meet at Gothenburg's Gamla Ullevi stadium but police have now started an investigation and the Swedish FA will hold a news conference at 10:15 BST.
"It is ultimately not about a single match, therefore it is important we act forcefully," added Sjostrand.
"The starting point for all of our games is that they are safe and settled on sporting grounds. Based on the information we have, we cannot guarantee that."
The two sides have played eight games in the Allsvenskan this season, with AIK sixth in the 16-team table, five places above Gothenburg.

The fixture was due to be played at Gothenburg's Gamla Ullevi stadium
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