Football

Several Juventus staff fined for outburst at referee

Published Add your comment

Juventus and several of their staff have been given hefty fines for criticising referee Marco Guida in their 1-1 draw against Genoa at the weekend.

Manager Antonio Conte and defender Leonardo Bonucci have received two-match bans, whilst also being fined €10,000 each after the referee failed to award the Turin side a late penalty.

The Bianconeri were incensed when Guida and his assistants failed to spot Andreas Granqvist using a hand in the dying seconds of the game.

Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini, who was injured for the match and ran onto the pitch from the stands, and striker Mirko Vucinic have been handed one-match bans.

Club director Giuseppe Marotta has also been banned, with the 55-year-old unable to attend any matches until February 18.

Prior to the drama at the end of the game, Fabio Quagliarella put Juve ahead nine minutes into the second half, but Marco Borriello equalised in the 68th minute at the Juventus Stadium.

The Lega Serie A have also handed the club a €50,000 fine for failing to handle their players, staff and fans, with reports suggesting that some fans spat at the officials as they left the field.

 

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeFootball Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeFootball.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeFootball.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
European News
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again