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Juventus hit with 15-point penalty for false accounting

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Juventus, the document 36-time Italian champion, had been hit with an enormous 15-point penalty for false accounting on Friday (Jan.20).

The sanction following an attraction listening to on the Italian soccer federation.

The choice means the Turin giants will plunge from third to eleventh place within the Serie A desk, though they’ve indicated that they may launch an attraction.

The punishment may eradicate the membership’s probabilities of enjoying in Europe subsequent season. A document 36-time Italian champion, Juventus was third in Serie A and the penalty drops the Bianconeri to a midtable place — 25 factors behind chief Napoli and 12 factors from the Champions League locations.

A complete of 11 present and former Juventus officers have been slapped with sanctions together with ex-chairman Andrea Agnelli, who has been banned from the game for 2 years, and thecurrent director of soccer at English membership Tottenham, Fabio Paratici, who has been handed a two-and-a-half-year suspension.

Prosecutors had beforehand really helpful a nine-point deduction over the scandal, through which the membership had been alleged to have falsely inflated the worth of gamers and misrepresented losses.

The penalty comes 17 years after a refereeing scandal that noticed Juventus demoted to Serie B and stripped of two Serie A titles.

Juventus hosts Atalanta within the league on Sunday (Jan.22).