Friday October 5 2012
TNAS to cut Conte ban

Juventus boss Antonio Conte should today have his touchline suspension reduced by the TNAS appeal court.

The tactician’s lawyers have put their case forward to the tribunal in Rome and a decision is expected on Friday.

Conte is unlikely to be acquitted, but his 10-month ban should be reduced by a number of months – even if it is unclear by how many.

The Gazzetta dello Sport is speculating that the former Bari tactician could be back on the bench for the January 6 tie against Sampdoria.

The Coach is currently banned from match-day duties after he was found guilty of failing to report an alleged attempt to fix a game which he was in charge at Siena.

Massimo Carrera sits on the bench during match-days, but Conte is allowed to continue training the side.

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