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Prof. David Forrest


University of Salford

HQ Phone: +44 161 295 5000

University of Salford Business School

University of Salford

The Crescent

Salford, Manchester M5 4WT

United Kingdom

Company Description

SURF is a mainly self-financing dedicated centre within the University of Salford, established in 1999 to undertake inter-disciplinary research on Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures. We work in a broad range of fields covering regeneration and neighbo ... more

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Employment History

HDR Coordinator, School of Art
RMIT University

Research Director In the School of Education
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

VJME Editor
Australian Society for Music Education

Professor of Economics
Salford Online


Member of the Editorial Board
Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies

Committee Member
ISME galleries



Web References (142 Total References)

A study led by David Forrest ...

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A study led by David Forrest of the University of Liverpool's Management School and University of Salford's Professor Ian McHale into whether Sportradar's Fraud Detection System (FDS) was fit for purpose within UEFA's national markets came to the conclusion that "matches reported as suspicious by the FDS are very likely to have been manipulated."

Separate to the report Forrest said that betting related match-fixing has "affected the outcome of some leagues. One motive for fixing is to achieve sporting gain - for example to avoid a relegation threat. This is not betting motivated but will usually be picked up by monitoring the markets because people can't resist the temptation...and it can be the case that they can only afford the bribe by getting money from the betting market."
Forrest also points out that once match-fixing in a league becomes widely suspected by fans the clubs and the league face a bigger financial issue. He points to Italy (Greece is a similar and very recent example) where when the match-fixing scandal became wider known "there was a steeper decline in attendance".

Research Group | Expert Panels

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Professor David Forrest

Professor of Economics, University of Salford

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David Forrest (University of Salford) "Benefits from sport for individuals and communities"

The APCG2012 Successfully Held

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Professor David Forrest, Professor of Economics at the University of Salford, U.K. presented, The unhappiness of problem gamblers.


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Professor David Forrest, Professor of Economics at the University of Salford, U.K. presented, The unhappiness of problem gamblers.

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