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Spain: PSG player Ander Herrera appears in court for match fixing trial02:24

Spain: PSG player Ander Herrera appears in court for match fixing trial

Spain, Valencia
September 3, 2019 at 16:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thirty-six football players, as well as coaches and managers, attended a trial on alleged rigging of a first division football match, in Valencia on Tuesday.

A total of 42 accused sat on the bench, as well as all the footballers who took part in the match, including PSG player Ander Herrera and former Atletico de Madrid player Gabi.

Former manager of Zaragoza Javier Aguirre, former sports director of the club Antonio Prieto and former directors Agapito Iglesias, Francisco Checa and Javier Porquera also attended the hearing.

The events took place on the last day of the 2010-2011 season, in the match between Levante Union Deportiva and Real Zaragoza, when the footballers from Levante supposedly lost on purpose in exchange for a large sum of money so that Zaragoza could remain in the first division.

Spain: PSG player Ander Herrera appears in court for match fixing trial02:24
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Thirty-six football players, as well as coaches and managers, attended a trial on alleged rigging of a first division football match, in Valencia on Tuesday.

A total of 42 accused sat on the bench, as well as all the footballers who took part in the match, including PSG player Ander Herrera and former Atletico de Madrid player Gabi.

Former manager of Zaragoza Javier Aguirre, former sports director of the club Antonio Prieto and former directors Agapito Iglesias, Francisco Checa and Javier Porquera also attended the hearing.

The events took place on the last day of the 2010-2011 season, in the match between Levante Union Deportiva and Real Zaragoza, when the footballers from Levante supposedly lost on purpose in exchange for a large sum of money so that Zaragoza could remain in the first division.

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