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Napoli deducted two points

December 18, 2012
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Napoli have been docked two points as part of the on-going match fixing investigation in Italy.

The FIGC disciplinary commission confirmed the punishment on Tuesday morning, while also fining the club €70,000 and handing six-month bans to players Paolo Cannavaro and Gianluca Grava.

Their involvement stems from an allegation that former goalkeeper Matteo Gianello tried to fix a match against Sampdoria in May 2010 and asked the duo to assist him in securing a result.

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