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Midfielder tells of 'terror' in Italian game

August 24, 2012
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Simone Bentivoglio, the Chievo midfielder banned for 13 months in the aftermath of the Italian match-fixing scandal, said he would have risked his life if he had reported incidents of fixing.

The 27-year-old accepted a plea bargain deal after being charged with fixing one game in addition to not reporting two instances of match-fixing during his time at Bari.

In an interview with La Repubblica, he described an "atmosphere of complete terror" surrounding Italian football and ...

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