Serie A news

Napoli win match-fixing appeal

January 18, 2013
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Napoli's appeal against the two-point penalty imposed on them last month has been successful, putting the club back into the Serie A title chase.

The Partenopei were docked two points and fined €70,000 by the Italian FA's Disciplinary Commission, while captain Paolo Cannavaro and defender Gianluca Grava were suspended for six months for failing to report the attempted fix to authorities.

The charges centred on former third-choice goalkeeper Matteo Gianello - who was handed ...

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