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Former Saints dismiss Lundekvam claims

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Claus Lundekvam's former Southampton team-mates have lined up to distance themselves from the player's claims of spot-fixing during his time at the club.

Lundekvam, who played for Southampton between 1996 and 2008 and went on to captain the team, told Norwegian radio station NRK that he, fellow players and opposition captains regularly made money by betting on and influencing in-game events such as first throw-in or first corner.

However, many of Lundekvam's Saints colleagues have denied involvement in any such schemes. Matthew Le Tissier, who did admit to one isolated incident of attempted spot-fixing in his autobiography, Tweeted: "Aside from that one incident in my book I've never been involved in any betting scams and have no idea of Claus Lundekvam's claims."

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