Italy boss Antonio Conte in fresh fraud allegations

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Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has found himself amid fresh allegations of sports fraud after an investigation was led my prosecutors from Cremona, Italy.

BBC Sport reports Conte is one of 104 people accused of being involved in a betting and match-fixing scandal dating back to the 45-year-old's stint as the manager of Siena back in 2010-11.

Prosecutor Roberto Di Martino has demanded Conte's presence to answer for the alleged match-fixing in Sienna's Serie B tie away to AlbinoLeffe on 29th May 2011.


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The proceedings underway probe that games were rigged for the "benefit of betters". 

This will not be the first time the Italian graces the halls of a court.

Repeat offender?

Back in 2012 Conte's legal representatives, along with Juventus president Andrea Agnelli, were involved in lengthy court proceedings, strenuously denying accusations of Conte's involvement in another match-fixing allegation. This time involving Siena and Novaro

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Conte was sentenced to four months suspension from football by a sporting tribunal for this after being found guilty of not reporting a known match-fixing episode.

Astute with his tactics on the pitch, the once revered Italian's name is continually being tarnished with fresh accusations every few weeks.

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