Tag Archives: Italian football
- Italian cops arrest 50 over Italian football leagues match-fixing
May 20, 2015
An Italian police anti-corruption unit has detained 50 people, including team managers, players and a suspected Calabrian mobster, on Tuesday for allegedly fixing dozens of matches in Lega Pro, Italian football’s third tier professional league. "The probe demonstrates there was a heinous pact of corruption in the world of soccer,"...
- Italian PM suggests banning football for the next 2 to 3 years after latest fixing scandal
May 30, 2012
Italian football has plunged deep into another match-fixing crisis, one that has caught the attention of no less than Mario Monti. In the wake of the country's latest football scandal, the Italian Prime Minister has floated the rather idea of suspending football in the country. Speaking during a meeting with...
- Match fixing scandal rocks Italian football again
June 2, 2011
It’s corruption all over again in Italian football, and by now, everyone should be used to it. It wasn’t too long ago that match-fixing scandals rocked the league and lead to the relegation of Juventus to the second division. It seems old habits die hard. Italian football is quickly earning...
- Betfair punters only have themselves to blame for £2m Italian Job
March 22, 2010
Around this time of year I always make it my business to avoid including Serie A football matches among my weekend multiples, as there always seems to be an uncanny increase in drawn matches. Betfair punters were up in arms this weekend after losing a reported £2m on the 1-1...
FIFA adds more to banned list; French football in the clear
February 28, 2013
Media match fixing fixation turns spotlight on Cambodian sports bettors
February 16, 2013
UK newspaper exposes massive cricket match-fixing scheme
August 28, 2010