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Conte questioned on fixing again

Antonio Conte (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini)
Juventus' coach Antonio Conte has been questioned again about match fixing.
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ROME (AP)

Juventus coach Antonio Conte has been questioned again by the Italian soccer federation's prosecutor about a match fixing case.

Having already been suspended for four months at the start of this season for failing to report fixing when he coached Siena two years ago, Conte faces a possible similar charge stemming from when he managed Bari in 2008-09.

Court officials have been investigating Bari's matches with Treviso in May 2008 and Salernitana in May 2009. With little to gain, Bari lost both games, having already secured a mid-standings finish in 2008 and the Serie B title in 2009.

Conte, on course to guide Juventus to a second consecutive Serie A title, was accompanied by three lawyers for the meeting with prosecutor Stefano Palazzi.

Conte denies wrongdoing.

Upon exiting the three-hour hearing, Conte said he ''absolutely'' is not worried about facing more punishment.

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