French football news

Ex-Arles chief sentenced for match-fixing

March 13, 2013
By Andrew Scott, France Correspondent
Former Arles-Avignon sporting director Fabrice Bertone has been handed a suspended 10-month prison sentence for attempting to fix matches in 2009.

Bertone was sentenced by a court in Aix-en-Provence on Tuesday for "attempted corruption" after his appeal was thrown out, according to RMC.

He was also ordered to pay a fine of 8,000 euros (£6,985) and pay a symbolic sum of one euro in compensation to the French Football Federation (FFF).

Bertone stood accused ...

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