Capelloquits as Juve Risk Double Drop
Byline: By Neil Cameron
A LEADING prosecutor in the Italian match-fixing trial yesterday demanded Juventus be stripped of their last two title wins and relegated two divisions to Serie C.
And coach Fabio Capello quit the troubled Turin giants as it appeared there was no escape for Italian football's biggest names. Prosecutor Stefano Palazzi also asked the hearing to relegate AC Milan, Fiorentina and Lazio to Serie B.
And he demanded the four clubs be docked points for next season - six for Juve, three for Milan and 15 for Lazio and Fiorentina.
Milan owner and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi said: "I 'm astonished and outraged.
"Milan have never had favours from referees - in fact, they have been victims of refereeing favours granted to other clubs."
Palazzi told the hearing he would prove managers of the clubs involved had been involved in a "malicious" sophisticated system to influence referees.
Along with the clubs, 25 officials, including many referees, face charges of match-fixing and disloyalty. …