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Tuesday June 23 2015
Pulvirenti: ‘Completely innocent’

Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti admits he’s considering his position, but affirms his ‘complete innocence’ in a match-fixing scandal.

The Elefanti have been heavily implicated in the emerging ‘Goal Trains’ scandal, with at least five matches involving the club under suspicion.

The patron’s lawyer Giovanni Grasso delivered a statement, calling his client a “stranger” to the allegations.

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Tuesday June 23 2015
‘Goal Trains’ scandal explained

Antonella Paglialunga, director of Italian special branch Digos, has explained the inner workings of the Catania match-fixing scandal, labelled ‘Goal Trains’.

Seven arrests were made this morning in connection with the fixing of Serie B matches featuring Catania during the 2014-15 season, including that of Elefanti President Antonino Pulvirenti.

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Tuesday June 23 2015
Five or six matches investigated

Public prosecutor Giovanni Salvi has revealed that at least five Catania matches are under investigation for match-fixing.

Seven people were arrested this morning as part of the investigation, including Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti, Vice-President Pablo Cosentino and former sporting director Daniele Delli Carri.

Speaking in a Press conference, Salvi outlined the ongoing process.

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Tuesday June 23 2015
Abodi: ‘Quick reaction needed’

President of Serie B Andrea Abodi believes "we must react quickly" after Catania executives were arrested over alleged match-fixing today.

Seven arrest warrants were reportedly issued earlier today and those arrested included Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti, Vice-President Pablo Cosentino and former sporting director Daniele Delli Carri.

Abodi, who has been Serie B President since 2010, spoke to Sky Sports about the latest unsavoury scandal to rock Italian football.

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Tuesday June 23 2015
Catania match-fixing arrests

Seven arrest warrants have reportedly been issued to Catania executives, including their President, due to allegations of match fixing.

Corriere dello Sport has reported that Elefanti President Antonino Pulvirenti has been arrested along with vice-President Pablo Cosentino and former sporting director Daniele Delli Carri.

They have reportedly been accused of varied sporting fraud offences such as fraud in sporting competition and scams.

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Wednesday May 27 2015
Conte 'won't quit Italy job'

Antonio Conte’s lawyer insists he “absolutely wants to remain” as Italy Coach despite threats of a new betting scandal.

There were reports in today’s papers that Conte would break off his contract with the Azzurri if brought to trial over match-fixing allegations.

Conte already served a four-month ban in 2012 for failing to report a potential fix in two games involving Siena in 2010-11.

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Thursday May 21 2015
Brindisi confess match-fixing

There is a new development in the scandal, as Brindisi director Vito Morisco confessed match-fixing a game with Pomigliano.

Today Brindisi technical director Morisco made the confession in an interview with investigators in Bari, having been arrested two days ago.

He said that one of the Pomigliano players proposed the deal, which then went through transfer consultant Savino Daleno.

Brindisi paid €12,000 to ensure a 4-0 result away to Pomigliano, a club in the Naples area, on December 14 2014.

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Wednesday May 20 2015
Lotito slams betting allegations

Lazio and Salernitana President Claudio Lotito assured he’ll “go forward like a train” after match-fixing allegations.

The latest betting scandal to envelop Italian football is based around Serie D and Lega Pro, the lowest divisions.

There is controversy around Lotito, as Salernitana’s games are under investigation in the Lega Pro campaign.

“I have nothing to say, as I speak with actions and facts,” Lotito told ANSA news agency.

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Wednesday May 20 2015
Abodi: ‘Serie B not involved’

Lega Serie B President Andrea Abodi wants tougher sentences for match-fixing, but points out ‘currently our League is not involved’.

A new scandal erupted yesterday when it was revealed that over 50 personnel from clubs in the Lega Pro and Serie D had been charged with sporting fraud and criminal conspiracy, with some linked to mafia organisations.

“Unfortunately, I’ve seen to many generalised judgements,” Abodi told Sky.

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Wednesday May 20 2015
Renzi, Tavecchio on scandal

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is ‘disgusted’ with the latest match-fixing scandal, while FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio demands monitoring of directors.

More than 50 people were arrested in Catanzaro on Tuesday over the scandal that hit Serie D and Lega Pro, which is believed to be linked the Calabrian mafia known as the ‘Ndrangheta.

“Enough with questionable characters governing the world of football,” Renzi said to RTL.

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