Torino keeper Gillet banned for match-fixing

Torino goalkeeper Jean-Francois Gillet has been banned for match-fixing.

Torino goalkeeper Jean-Francois Gillet has been banned for match-fixing.

Gillet has been banned from football for three years and seven months for his involvement with match-fixing at former club Bari, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has confirmed.

The Belgian keeper, 34, is among 20 men who faced charges of sporting fraud in relation to both Bari's defeat to Treviso on May 11, 2008 and their subsequent loss to Salernitana on May 23, 2009.

Gillet was on the Puglian club's books between 2001 and 2011, playing in both the matches under suspicion and, in the light of today's verdict, he potentially faces a premature end to his career.

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