Delio Rossi was dismissed from his post as head coach at Sampdoria on November 11th, with i Blucerchiati sitting 18th, just three points above bottom side Chievo. Only nine points from the first 12 games have not gone down well with the powers that be, nor the fans, at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, with the last straw coming at Rossi’s old stomping ground, Fiorentina, on the day of his dismissal.
Following the loss, Rossi had hinted at ...More
Erick Thohir, the new Inter Milan president, has joked that a bid for Lionel Messi could be a possibility in future. To be fair, his new team had just lost a friendly to Switzerland’s Chiasso, so he was no doubt trying to lighten the mood. But the Indonesian tycoon has certainly made an impression since becoming the majority shareholder in October.
Having purchased a 70% stake in the club, Thohir was elected president in November. “...More
With Roma’s 100% start to the Serie A season recently ended after a surprising draw at Torino, all eyes will be on the weekend’s top-of-the-table clash between Juventus and Napoli to see which side can best place themselves to maintain a challenge on i Giallorossi.
Things are all but tied between the two sides, with Rafa Benitez’s visitors holding a slight advantage in the league based on goal difference alone. The last time either s...More
Serie A holders Juventus continued their splendid run of form (WWDWWWW) at home to AC Milan on the 6th of October. Juve currently nestle just two points behind league leaders Roma. The question is, how long can Roma keep up their own startlingly good run? They’ve won seven of seven played, scored twenty and conceded just one.
Napoli sit second in Serie A, above Juventus on goal difference alone. Looking down rather than up, there’s a...More
For those individuals who like to bet on sports, football is often the first go-to in many people’s efforts to earn themselves a bit of safe cash. However, a bet is never a sure thing – and here we will look at some of the early-season odds being offered on the side who will emerge in May 2014 as this season’s Serie A champions.
The top of the Italian’s table for the elite appears to be indicating a three-horse race, admittedly with ...More
Being a football fans comes with its high and lows, and by its very nature both extremes are often experienced within the realms of the same season. While fans of some teams have aspirations of seeing their heroes lifting some silverware come the end of the campaign, many live in regular fear that May could bring one of the worst experiences for any person as a fan – relegation for their beloved club.
The infamous Calciopoli scandal ...More
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