Previous
Real Madrid
Barcelona
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
West Ham United
Manchester City
11:45 AM GMT
Game Details
Liverpool
Hull City
2:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Sunderland
Arsenal
2:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
Hannover 96
1:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Sampdoria
AS Roma
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Bordeaux
3:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Next

50-50 Challenge: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

El Clasico 1 day ago
Read

Cobos: Neymar stronger in 2014-15

Barcelona 1 day ago
Read
Sep 14, 2012

FIFA extends Conte ban

FIFA has decided to extend the ban handed to Juventus coach Antonio Conte to cover all matches, a move which rules out his involvement in his side's Champions League campaign starting next week.

Conte was suspended for ten months by the Italian Football Federation for allegedly not reporting a suspect fixture during his time with Siena back in 2010.

However, he had still performed match-day duties during friendly games so the rules regarding his position when Juventus kick off their European campaign against Chelsea on Wednesday was previously in doubt.

The world governing body has ended that speculation in a statement released on Friday afternoon. It said the ban "covers all types of matches, including domestic, international, friendly and official fixtures."

With Conte set to face a second appeal hearing next week, FIFA's statement went on to say the sanction could be changed if he is successful.

Juventus technical director and former player Massimo Carrera has taken over Conte's duties on match days with the banned coach continuing to lead the team during training sessions.

FIFA also revealed others caught up in the match-fixing trials will be subject to similar punishment. The statement went on to say it is "currently reviewing additional documentation provided by the Italian federation in relation to other sanctions."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.