Soccer-Atalanta have points deducted over alleged match-fixing

MILAN Tue Aug 9, 2011 9:00am EDT

MILAN Aug 9 (Reuters) - Promoted Atalanta had six points deducted and former Italy international Cristiano Doni was suspended for three-and-a-half years by the Italian federation (FIGC) on Tuesday over alleged match-fixing.

Former Lazio and Italy striker Giuseppe Signori, 43, was banned for five years from any football-related activity, the FIGC said in a statement.

(Reporting by Brian Homewood; Editing by Ed Osmond; To query or comment on this story email sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com)

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