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Fontana wins appeal against match-fix ban

November 29, 2012
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Alberto Fontana has had his ban for match fixing overturned by a tribunal at Italy's Sports Arbitration Court (TNA) and is free to return to action immediately.

The Novara goalkeeper was handed a three-and-a-half-year ban for his role in a 3-0 Coppa Italia loss to Chievo in November 2010, with the verdict then upheld by the Federal Court.

However, the TNA heard his appeal on Wednesday and overturned the decision. Fontana has now had his punishment wiped and the 37-year-old ...

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