Tuesday July 16 2013
Gillet banned for 43 months!

Torino goalkeeper Jean Francois Gillet has been banned for three years and seven months for suspected match fixing.

The Belgium international is the most high profile player who faced sporting fraud charges relating to Bari 0-1 Treviso in May 2008 and Salernitana 3-2 Bari from May 2009.

Now 34, the former Bari shot-stopper’s career may have come to a premature conclusion.

A total of 20 men have also faced sanctions this morning from the disciplinary panel of the Italian Football Federation.

Massimo Ganci and Cosimo D’Angelo have been stopped for four years, while Gianluca Galasso has received the same treatment as Gillet.

Raffaele Bianco, Simone Bonomi, Francesco Caputo, Daniele De Vezze, Luca Fusco, Stefano Guberti, Vitali Kutuzov, Alessandro Parisi, Ivan Rajcic and Vincenzo Santoruvo have been banned for three years and six months.

Nicola Belmonte, Massimo Bonanni, Corrado Colombo, Mariano Martin Donda, Santiago Ladino and Vitangelo Spadavecchia face six-month suspensions.

Nicola Strambelli and Willian Pianu have been cleared.

Bari will be docked a point for 2013-14.

A number of individuals also plea-bargained. They were Cristian Stellini (6 months), Nicola Santoni (9 months), Alessandro Gazzi (3 months and 10 days), Simone Cavalli (4 months), Marco Esposito (20 months), Andrea Masiello (3 months and 15 days), Paulo Vitor de Souza Barreto and Giovanni Marchese (3 months and 10 days), Davide Lanzafame (16 months).

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