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Uefa has named the five clubs they suspect of being involved in the betting scandal which hit European football last week.

German police are conducting an investigation into what has been described as football’s ‘biggest ever’ match fixing scandal.

Over 200 matches – including Champions League and Europa League games – are believed to have been affected.

Uefa has named KF Tirana, FC Dinaburg, KS Vilaznia, NK IB Llubljana and Honved as the clubs involved.

“Uefa and the national associations are facing a case of organised crime which exceeds the investigative power of sports jurisdiction,” a Uefa statement said.

“They are grateful to the state authorities for their firm action, also in the interest of sport.

“Uefa and the national associations will contact the competent authorities in each country to obtain access to the relevant information involving clubs and individuals within their jurisdiction.

“Uefa wishes to stress that it has been co-operating fully with the German police and authorities on the case and indeed, following a request from the German police for information on a number of matches, Uefa was able to assist thanks to its Betting Fraud Detection System that has been monitoring all Uefa competitions and European national league first and second division matches for irregular betting patterns since July 2009.

“Uefa will file criminal complaints, together with the relevant national associations, as soon as possible against clubs, officials and/or players in those countries concerned.”

Uefa also revealed that three referees might be involved, as well as one official connected to Uefa itself.

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