Judge says Bari players linked to match-fixing


CREMONA, Italy (AP) -- A judge investigating match-fixing in Italy says "a considerable part of the Bari squad" had links to a betting ring that rigged games when the club was in Serie A last season.

Guido Salvini says in his release notes that the players who have already been questioned tried to "turn the attention to a more minor and subordinate person."

Bari nurse Angelo Iacovelli was released under house arrest Wednesday after spending four days in prison.

Since the first wave of 16 arrests in June, there have now been a total of 33 people arrested, including former Atalanta captain Cristiano Doni and ex-Lazio skipper Giuseppe Signori.