Italian FA dock Juventus 15 points in suspect transfer trial


Juventus have been docked 15 points for using transfers to artificially boost their balance sheet, the Italian Football Federation said on Friday.

Italian football's governing body also handed out long bans to the club's former leadership, including ex-chairman Andrea Agnelli, after reopening a trial which had ended last year with Juve being acquitted. The ruling follows new evidence from a separate criminal trial into the Serie A team's finances.

Juve can appeal the governing body's ruling at the Italian Olympic Committee.