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Tuesday August 25 2015
Catania appeal on Thursday

The FIGC has announced it will hear Catania’s appeal against demotion to Lega Pro on Thursday.

The Elefanti have been demoted from Serie B and slapped with a 12-point penalty after a match-fixing scandal, but are appealing the ruling.

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Thursday August 20 2015
Catania to appeal demotion

Catania have announced they will appeal against their demotion to Lega Pro in a match-fixing case.

Elfanti President Antonino Pulvirenti has admitted to attempting to fix five matches in last season’s Serie B, ironically to save his club from relegation.

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Thursday August 20 2015
Catania sent to Lega Pro

Catania have been relegated to Lega Pro with a 12 point penalty for their part in a match-fixing scandal, after a trial at the federal court. 

The sentence arrived this morning as the culmination of the ‘Goal Trains’ scandal, after Elefanti President Antonio Pulvirenti had admitted to paying €100,000 to fix matches.

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Tuesday August 11 2015
Pulvirenti: ‘I’ll retire from football’

Disgraced Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti says he’ll ‘retire from football’ after the FIGC Prosecutor recommended a five-year ban.

The Elefanti patron has admitted to attempting to fix five Serie B matches last season, and was today given a banning order from all stadiums.

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Tuesday August 11 2015
Prosecutor: Catania to Lega Pro

FIGC Prosecutor Stefano Palazzi has requested that Catania be demoted to the Lega Pro and deducted five points.

The Elefanti are facing sporting punishment for the ‘Goal Trains’ scandal, in which President Antonino Pulvirenti admitted to attempting to fix five matches.

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Tuesday August 11 2015
Pulvirenti banned from stadiums

Former Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti has been banned from stadium and football events for his match-fixing.

The disgraced patron was directly involved in the 'Goal Trains' scandal and the sentence is part of an ongoing trial.

Former Catania CEO Pablo Cosentino was subjected to the same penalty, which could be extended to other figures from the club who are currently under house arrests.

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Wednesday July 22 2015
Fraud charges for Catania and Teramo

Over 100 figures have been deferred to the Disciplinary Commission, but Catania and Teramo risk demotion for sporting fraud.

The recent police investigation into potential match-fixing and irregularities has now spread to the sporting justice system.

The FIGC prosecutors deferred over 100 people to the Disciplinary Commission, including 36 clubs, in Serie B and Lega Pro.

Of these clubs, seven are accused of direct responsibility, which would see them automatically demoted if found guilty.

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Friday July 3 2015
Pulvirenti house arrest lifted

Disgraced former Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti is no longer under house arrest, but has been forced to surrender his passport.

The ex-Elefanti patron has admitted attempting to fix five matches in Serie B last season, as part of the ‘Goal Trains’ scandal.

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Thursday July 2 2015
Ferrero clarifies Pulvirenti comments

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists he didn’t wish death on Antonino Pulvirenti, but on ‘corrupt football’.

The Blucerchiati patron gave a radio interview yesterday in which he declared that the former Catania President ‘should die’ after match-fixing revelations, but now says he was misinterpreted.

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Wednesday July 1 2015
Ferrero: ‘Pulvirenti should die’

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero declares Antonino Pulvirenti ‘should die’ after match-fixing, and discussed Claudio Lotito.

It was revealed this week that Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti had attempted to fix five Serie B matches last season, and the Blucerchiati patron adressed the scandal in his usual outspoken style.

“It makes me sick,” Ferrero told Radio 24.

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