3. ITALY: Appeal court ruling lessens some penalties
Here's how an Italian soccer appeal court adjusted and confirmed the penalties
for teams involved in the Italian League game-mixing scandals:
UPHELD: Relegated to Serie B for 2006-07 season.
CHANGED: 30-point deduction from their 2006-07 Serie B total REDUCED TO
UPHELD: Stripped of 2004-05 and 2005-06 Serie A titles.
UPHELD: Five-year bans for central figures of the scandal: former
Juventus executives Luciano Moggi and Antonio Giraudo.
CHANGED: MAINTAIN SERIE A STATUS, instead of being relegated to Serie B
2006-07 season. DEDUCTED 19 POINTS, instead of 12 points from initial Serie B
CHANGED: MAINTAIN SERIE A STATUS, instead of being delegated to Serie B
2006-07 season. DEDUCTED 11 POINTS, instead of 7 points from initial Serie B
CHANGED: DEDUCTED 8 points from their 2006-07 Serie A total, instead of
CHANGED: ALLOWED TO ENTER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PRELIMINARY ROUNDS (subject to
UEFA approval) instead of banned from 2006-07 Champions League.
Juventus, Lazio and Fiorentina have indicated they will continue to fight
against the sanctions through Italy's civil courts, which could delay the start
of the season scheduled for Aug. 28.
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