Portuguese football club Porto in match-fixing probe
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Portuguese soccer club Porto are under investigation for match-fixing and punishment, if found guilty, could be as severe as relegation to the 2nd division. Club president Pinto da Costa is also being investigated and could face a ban anywhere from 2 years to 10 years if found guilty. Porto have sent the accusations to their lawyers and have 5 days to submit their defence.
They participated in thewhere they won the tournament, where they won the Portuguese championship, where they were runners-up to .
- "FC Porto facing match-fixing investigation" — , April 1, 2008
- Lewis Rutledge. "Porto in corruption probe" — , April 1, 2008