Sampdoria penalized one point in match-fixing scandal
Rome, Italy (Sports Network) - Sampdoria was penalized one point Friday after its plea bargain was accepted by the Italian Football Federation in the latest match-fixing scandal to rock Italy.
Serie B side Bari was also penalized, as it was deducted five points and fined almost $100,000.
Atalanta defender Andrea Masiello received the worst punishment for a player - 26 months for his contributions to match-fixing while at Bari.
Old teammates Alessandro Parisi and Marco Rossi were banned 24 and 20 months, respectively. Parisi is currently with Torino, while Rossi is with Cesena.
Juventus coach Antonio Conte is among those still under investigation, and he faces a 15-month ban for not reporting match-fixing in two games as manager of Siena in Serie B in the 2010-11 season.