Italian court wants suspended sentence for Chelsea coach Conte

The 46-year-old former Juventus boss failed to expose an alleged rigged second division match in May 2011


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ROME: An Italian court on Tuesday called for new Chelsea coach Antonio Conte to receive a six-month suspended prison sentence over match-fixing allegations.

The current Italy manager, who will take over Chelsea after Euro 2016, is accused of sporting fraud.

The Calcioscommesse corruption probe says the 46-year-old former Juventus boss failed to expose an alleged rigged second division match in May 2011.

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The game involved Siena, which Conte managed at that time, and AlbinoLeffe.

Conte denies any wrongdoing.

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