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WORLD CUP 2010: Bookmakers gave odds on ITV break that cut England goal

A betting scam may have been behind ITV’s embarrassing failure to screen England’s first goal of the World Cup on its high-definition channel.

A car advert interrupted coverage for 1.5million viewers just before Steven Gerrard scored in Saturday night’s group game against the U.S.

When the action resumed, the England players were already celebrating their fourth-minute lead.

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