All the convicted have been handed one-year jail sentences, with the exception of
Ex-club directors Miguel Archanco, Juan Antonio Pascual and Jesus Peralta were also found guilty of match-fixing offences, as well as then-club treasurer Sancho Bandres.
Former Perth Glory midfielder Xavi Torres has been handed a one-year prison sentence after being found guilty of fixing two La Liga games in the 2013-14 season. pic.twitter.com/lgXWY9iMUl
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Estate agents Cristina Valencia and Albert Nolla were convicted of falsifying documents and sentenced to nine months in prison. Vizcay was found to have made a deal with the Betis pair, in order to help Osasuna stave off relegation to the Segunda Division.
Amaya and Torres agreed to be paid £350,000 by Vizcay to beat Osasuna’s relegation rival Real Valladolid in the season’s penultimate match, as well as a further £219,000 for losing to Vizcay’s side on the final day.
Osasuna still went down after the team finished 18th in the table, while both players were injured and missed the matches in question.
LaLiga president Javier Tebas, 57, has made it his mission to crack down on match-fixing in the Spanish game since getting the job in 2013.
He said in a statement