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Juventus Boss Antonio Conte Has Ten Month Ban Reduced to Four

Turin boss will be make December return.

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Juventus coach Antonio Conte’s ban cut to four months

Juventus coach Antonio Conte’s ban for involvement in a match-fixing scandal has been cut from 10 months to four by an Italian sports tribunal.

SOURCE: BBC Sport

The Italian authorities decision means the 43-year-old can return to the bench on 9 December.

Conte was handed the initial ban in August for failing to report alleged match-fixing in two games when he was coach of Siena during the 2010-11 season.

He was later cleared in relation to one of these two matches.

Juventus have managed just fine without Conte at the helm, though one wonders quite how one could measure whether the Lecce born boss has had any involvement with the running of the club thus far this season, he has been present at some games, observing from the stands.

The Turin side sit top of the Serie A table with five wins a draw from their six matches.

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