Published On: Thu, Jun 2nd, 2011

Italian Sports Newspaper Headlines for June 2nd, 2011

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Gazzetta dello Sport

Infected calcio

  • Matches fixed, drugged players: Serie B and Lega Pro falsified. Signori and 15 others arrested, Doni and Bettarini under investigation.
  • 15 matches under question. The ex-striker, held as the main culprit, in front of the police force says: “Have pity”. The inquest began with began with a complaint made by Cremonese: against Paganese 5 players were given sleeping pills.

Clubs at risk

  • Siena and Atalanta involved, promotion hangs in the balance.

Empty handed

  • Attempts to fix Inter-Lecce, but they failed.

The incriminating calls

  • Doubts over Brescia-Bologna and other Serie A matches.

The organization

  • Three groups in action: the goalkeeper Paoloni held a key position.

Juve, on the attack for Sanchez. Eto’o calls Asamoah

Roma, there is Luis Enrique. Palermo gets Pioli


Signori, what horror!

  • Serie B and Lega Pro floored by the betting scandal. But also Serie A…
  • 16 people, amongst them Beppe Signori, arrested by the police after investigations made by the mobile squad of Cremona. According to the GIP 16 matches were fixed, Atalanta and Siena tremble.
  • Sleeping pills to players to “fix” a match. Doni and Bettarini are also under question. The investigators are also looking at Inter-Lecce and Brescia-Bologna. Phone calls with references to Toro.

Inler-Sanchez Juve advance

  • Meeting with Udinese for the Swiss midfielder and the Chilean goalscorer. But from Spain: “There is Higuain”. Chiellini: “We need a star”.

Toro – Cairo met with Colantuono

  • Petrachi was also present. For the role of director-general there are talks of Lucchese. Antenucci attacks Lerda.

Milan’s offer for Fabregas: 30 million and two players

Roma: there is Luis Enrique

Palermo, Pioli arrives

Inter, here are 60 million

Genoa-Ribas: it is done

Lazio, idea Mannini

Fiorentina, Jovetic problem

Novara at Reggio want to make history

Corriere dello Sport

Signori arrested!

  • 18 matches under question between A, B, and Lega Pro. Bettarini and Doni in trouble. Cremonese were drugged to lose.
  • Signori and 15 others arrested, 28 under investigation. For the prosectors of Cremona: “championships were falsified with their bets”.
  • Paoloni of Benevento and 2 players of Ascoli in jail. The scope of the bets were incredible.
  • Atalanta and Siena involved, there will be a sporting trial: the standings may be rewritten.

Trezeguet: “Napoli, yes!”

  • The French striker speaks out: “Ideal place to once again find motivation”. The negotiations are ongoing. And Mariga is closer.

Juve: contact for Inler and Sanchez

Luis Enrique to Roma: 2 year contract

Palermo, goodbye Rossi: in his place comes Pioli

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