UEFA said on Tuesday it had been shocked by reports that Italian second division games have been fixed for 100,000 euros. UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino reacted after the president of Serie B club Catania reportedly admitted to buying the results of five matches in the past season. “We are of course sad to learn what is happening. We are worried that a second division club can fix five matches paying 100,000 euros per match,” Infantino told a press conference. “We are worried about the situation and in general and that is why we are fighting against it. “That’s why we are working with the prosecutors, that’s why we are working with associations.” Italian police have arrested five people including Catania president Antonio Pulvirenti over the latest match-fixing scandal to rock Italian football. Pulvirenti made his confession on Monday, according to Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper. “Unfortunately we are dealing with criminal organisations,” Infantino said of the Italian case. UEFA is […]

Juventus kicked off their title defense on thirtieth of August last year in a season that saw the likes of Palermo, Empoli and Cesena make their way into Italian top-tier. Despite falling short of entertainment and quality that Premier League offers in plethora, Serie A did not fail to live up to the expectation. THT discusses seven moments that made massive impact in Serie A. Massimiliano Allegri made sure Juventus remained undisputed. Resignation of Antonio Conte and appointment of sacked AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri was not received well amongst the Juventus supporters, but the 47-year-old made the pattern was not arrested as the men in white and black claimed their fourth consecutive title. The Old Lady had four games to spare and needed a single point off the Sampordia fixture, but Arturo Vidal won things in style for the Turin club heading past a helpless Emiliano Viviano in the first half. Days later, Juventus completed the double with a […]