Calciopoli closes its curtain. The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the Supreme Court of Cassation has thrown out Juventus appeal to take away the Scudetto assigned to Inter for the 2005-2006 season. The Supreme Court of Cassation confirms today that the dispute was part of the sports bodies on the basis of “principle of autonomy of the national sports system” which “constitutes the Italian articulation of broader autonomous system with an international dimension.”
The protagonist of the biggest match-fixing scandal in the history of Italian football also tried to appeal this decision to the Consiglio di Stato in the past but it stated that it has no jurisdiction over sports cases. Juventus are at a dead-end now because this was their last resort. The club and its fans will have no choice but to accept it.