Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. Police have charged three men with bribery, following The Telegraph’s investigation into allegations of greed and corruption at the heart of English football.The City of London Police’s Fraud Squad announced that Tommy Wright, 52, the former Barnsley Football Club assistant manager, has been charged with two counts of accepting a bribe. Two football agents, Giuseppe ‘Pino’ Pagliara, 62, and Dax Price, 47, have also been charged with two counts of paying and facilitating a bribe.Wright was sacked after allegedly accepting a £5,000 cash ‘bribe’ in a meeting with undercover reporters posing as representatives of a fictitious Far East company.All three men have previously denied any wrongdoing.The charges follow an investigation by The Telegraph which was published in September 2016. Detectives from the City of London Economic Crime Directorate launched an investigation in November 2016 after concluding their review of material gathered by this newspaper.The three men were interviewed between December 2016 and April 2017 and will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court in September.
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