Porto will be allowed to compete in next season's Champions League despite an ongoing investigation into the alleged bribery of referees.
In Portugal's biggest soccer scandal, FC Porto was deducted six points Friday for trying to bribe referees in two games during the 2003-04 season
Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa will stand trial for allegedly bribing a referee before a Portuguese Premier League match in 2004.
The chairman of European champions Porto has been charged with five crimes stemming from an investigation into alleged attempts to influence referees.
Portuguese police searched the office of Porto soccer club and its chairman's home in a probe into alleged attempts to influence referees, Lusa news agency reported on Thursday.
Porto coach Jose Mourinho accused the referee of bowing to 'political pressures' by failing to send off Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf as his team lost 1-0 to AC Milan in the European Super Cup final on Friday.