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Doni and Atalanta punished

Newly-promoted Atalanta will start the new Serie A season with a six-point deduction while their captain, Cristiano Doni, has received a three-and-a-half-year ban from the game after the Italian Football Federation announced the punishments for alleged match-fixing.

The disciplinary committee issued their final verdicts on Tuesday after a long investigation, although both Atalanta and former Italy international Doni are expected to appeal their respective decisions. If the personal ban is upheld it practically draws a close to 38-year-old Doni's 20-year career.

Former Lazio captain Giuseppe Signori, who is now retired, has been banned from all footballing activities for five years, with Benevento goalkeeper Marco Paoloni also banned for the same time period after allegedly drugging his team-mates at Cremonese last season.

Benevento themselves received a nine-point penalty, Ascoli six points and Piacenza four.

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