The Italian Competition Authority fines the Italian Football Association for the price-fixing of tickets for the so-called “play-off” and “play-out” games (Lega Calcio / Prezzi Biglietti Play-Off)

The Lega Nazionale Professionisti (the Italian Football Association, hereinafter, “the Lega”) gathers together Italian football clubs registered to play in the First and Second Division championships (called Serie A and Serie B), as well as other minor championships involving the same teams. 22 teams take part in the Serie B Championship. Since the 2004-2005 season, the Lega decided to put in place play-off and play-out games (similar to those that are commonplace in, for example, basketball championships)

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