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Touchline ban imposed on Juventus coach Antonio Conte is cut by six months

Updated: Friday, 05 Oct 2012 16:37 | Comments

Antonio Conte was suspended for 10 months for his alleged failure to report two incidents of match-fixing while in charge of Siena
Antonio Conte was suspended for 10 months for his alleged failure to report two incidents of match-fixing while in charge of Siena

Juventus coach Antonio Conte will return to the touchline in December after having his lengthy suspension from football reduced by six months.

Conte was suspended Conte for 10 months in August for his alleged failure to report two incidents of match-fixing while in charge of Siena during the 2010-11 Serie B season.

A subsequent appeal to the Federal Court of Justice failed, but Conte's lawyers' move for acquittal by Italy's sporting arbitration court has resulted in a reduction of six months, allowing Conte to take charge of the game at Palermo on 9 December.

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