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28dBen Gladwell, Italy correspondent

Parma handed points deduction, striker banned

The sanction has been imposed for an alleged match manipulation attempt towards the end of last season in Serie B.

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Once-bankrupt Parma promoted to Serie A

Parma has earned promotion to Serie A three years after going bankrupt, becoming the first Italian club to earn three successive promotions.

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Italian referees' chief warns over threats

Marcello Nicchi told a news conference he and colleagues had received bullets in the post and said more needed to be done to halt intimidation.

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Foggia fan apologises over wheelchair use

A fan of Italian Serie B club Foggia has apologised after entering the stadium for the game against Cesena in a wheelchair and then walking up steps.

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298dAssociated Press

Serie A: Silence held for Anne Frank reading

A passage from Anne Frank's diary was read before Italian league matches as part of a number of initiatives to condemn the acts of anti-Semitism.

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Spezia sign veteran striker Gilardino

Alberto Gilardino has found himself a new club by joining Spezia Calcio, the Italian Serie B club announced on their website on Tuesday.

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North Korea ban Han from TV slot - Perugia

Perugia's North Korean forward Kwang-Song Han was banned from appearing on Italian TV by his country, according to the Serie B club's president.

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363dMattias Karen

Arsenal youngster Bennacer joins Empoli

Bennacer, a Algeria international, joined the Gunners in 2015 and played in the 3-0 League Cup loss to Sheffield Wednesday that year.

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413dBen Gladwell

Baccaglini's Palermo takeover called off

Baccaglini was named as Palermo's new president in March, but delays to the arrival of funds to complete a takeover saw Zamparini lose patience.

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Baccaglini to be new Palermo owner

Statement on club's official website said Baccaglini and Zamparini met on Tuesday and closed the deal following a positive outcome of due diligence.

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Benevento set for debut Serie A campaign

Benevento joined SPAL in ensuring there will be two new clubs in Serie A next season after they beat Carpi in a playoff on Thursday night.

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437dPA Sport

Benevento earn first promotion to Serie A

Benevento won promotion to Serie A for the first time in their history on Monday after beating Carpi 1-0 in the second leg of their playoff final.

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Maggiore picks exams over U20 World Cup

A young midfielder at Italy's Serie B club Spezia has turned down the chance to represent his country at the under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

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463dMichael Yokhin

SPAL's sensational Serie A return

History is in the making as Italian side SPAL are promoted to Serie A, where they last played in 1968.

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Serie B chief to run for Italian FA president

Serie B president Andrea Abodi has announced he plans to run against incumbent Carlo Tavecchio for the presidency of the Italian football federation.