Tuesday, June 06, 2006

News Round-up

Prosecutors question Lazio President
Last week, Lazio president Claudio Lotito was questioned for about six hours by Naples prosecutors investigating match-fixing and manipulation of referee assignments in Italy's top flight.

Galliani defends Milan
On Friday, Adriano Galliani, vice-president of AC Milan, accused Juventus of trying to involve his club in the match-fixing scandal.

Rossi promises FIFA reform
Italian football's emergency supremo Guido Rossi outlined the reforms he will introduce to clean up Serie A during a meeting with FIFA President Joseph Blatter. These reportedly included ways to rein in spending and better regulate the transfer and TV rights markets, possibly via a new government authority.

No Intertoto
Italian clubs will not enter this summer’s Intertoto Cup while the match-fixing investigation is in full swing, confirmed the FIGC.


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