FA charges 5 players in betting case

LONDON -- The Football Association has charged five players with breaking rules by betting on the result of a match they were involved with in England's fourth tier.

The soccer players are alleged to have placed bets on Accrington Stanley to lose to Bury on the last weekend of last season, the FA says.

Jay Harris, David Mannix, Robert Williams and Peter Cavanagh were with Accrington at the time of the game, which Bury won 2-0, while Andrew Mangan was registered with Bury.

Harris and Cavanagh played in the game.