The BBC, goal.com, The Guardian and other news sources are reporting that five players have been charged over alleged match-fixing of last season’s Serie A fixtures between Atalanta and relegated Livorno.
Atalanta’s Gian Paolo Bellini and Livorno’s former captain David Balleri have been charged with match-fixing. Brothers Emanuele and Antonio Filippini and team-mate Alessandro Grandoni from Livorno have been charged for failing to inform authorities about the events.
We’ll follow this story and bring you more about it as it breaks. Neither of the clubs are involved in UEFA-sanctioned competitions.