Questioning of Catania owner begins in match-fixing case

Antonino Pulvirenti - Catania

The Italian football federation (FIGC) have begun their questioning of Catania’s owner Antonio Pulvirenti over claims he fixed matches. The airline entrepreneur, who has owned the Rossoazzurri since 2005, admitted in last month’s preliminary hearing to paying €500,000 to fix Serie B matches during the back of last season, during which More...

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