The decision of Juventus’ attraction difficult a 15-point penalty for fraudulent accounting is slated for Thursday on the earliest, leaving the whole lot of Serie A in anticipation of the end result.
Italy’s highest sports activities court docket adjourned on Wednesday night after a three-hour listening to with out saying a choice. Nonetheless, it appears more and more possible Juventus might be given the factors again pending one other trial.
That will raise Juventus from seventh to 3rd in Serie A and proper within the combine for a spot in subsequent season’s Champions League.
Prosecutors have requested that the matter be despatched to a unique court docket for a brand new trial, which might see Juventus handing the factors again, no less than briefly. Nonetheless, Juventus desires the case thrown out altogether.
The storied Italian membership was hit with a large penalty in January. A number of members of its former board have been additionally handed bans from soccer actions, together with former president Andrea Agnelli.
Juventus denied wrongdoing and appealed to Italy’s highest sports activities court docket throughout the Italian Olympic Committee, referred to as CONI.
The Juventus board resigned en masse in November following an investigation by Turin public prosecutors into alleged false bookkeeping.
A sports activities trial within the case was then re-opened based mostly on info from the Turin prosecutors, resulting in the factors deduction.
Final month, the preliminary listening to in a Turin court docket was postponed till Might 10 for administrative causes.
Juventus, Agnelli, and 11 others face prices of false communications by an organization listed publicly on the Milan inventory trade, obstructing watchdog businesses, fraudulent billing and market manipulation.