Judge Rules Players and Coach Not Guilty in the Most Famous Match-Fixing Case in Spain

Judge Rules Players and Coach Not Guilty in the Most Famous Match-Fixing Case in Spain

Valencia Criminal Court no. 9, 9 December 2019, Decision no. 454/2019, Levante – Zaragoza

 

The Criminal Court number 9 of Valencia issued on 9 December 2019 a “not guilty” verdict, concluding that there was not enough evidence to convict the former coach of Real Zaragoza, Javier Aguirre, and the vast majority of the players of the said team and UD Levante, who took part in the match played between the two teams on the last day of the 2010-2011 season. The match was won by Zaragoza (1-2), avoiding relegation to the second division. Deportivo de La Coruna was relegated as a result.

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