It’s turning into yet another glorious survival season for Siena. The tiny Tuscans are looking good to secure their ninth season in Serie A in ten years, an amazing achievement considering the size of the Robur. Three straight wins have propelled the Bianconeri into 14th place, and there could be more to come.
When Siena lost coach Antonio Conte to Juventus this summer after the Juve legend had guided the Tuscans back into Serie A at...More
Antonio Conte lamented the fact Juventus failed to further the gap at the top of the Serie A ladder but praised Siena for their efforts in ensuring their contest finished level.
Juve were continually frustrated in Sunday’s 0-0 draw at the Juventus Stadium as they failed to capitalise on Milan’s scoreless draw with Napoli.
“I can only congratulate Siena on how they approached this game. We gave our all but it wasn’t enough. We weren’t ...More
Few are as qualified to talk about the fortunes of Fiorentina and Siena ahead of Sunday’s Tuscan derby as Enrico Chiesa. The prolific striker was endeared to both fans for his brilliance at scoring every type of goal, to Fiorentina for netting 22 times the season after Batistuta left, and to Siena for leading the team to survival in its first years in Serie A.
The man Fabio Capello described as a cross between Gigi Riva and Paolo Ros...More
The rise of Giuseppe Sannino has caught the attraction of many onlookers intrigued as to how the man who never failed to make it as a footballer in the top flight, can succeed as a manager. Managing Varese from Serie C2 to the Serie B playoffs was nothing short of magnificent; his talent could not be ignored and Siena came knocking on his door.
The Tuscan club had seen their manager Antonio Conte return to the club which he felt he w...More
A selection of the contributors to Football Italiano have compiled their thoughts and predictions on the upcoming season. This is what they have concluded;
MilanLast season’s champions Milan enter the new campaign as favourites and there are strong reasons for this - especially their summer transfer activity. The arrivals of Alberto Aquilani, Antonio Nocerino, Philippe Mexes and Taye Taiwo have strengthened the team in areas...More
Last Season: Dynamic in approach and beguiling in action, Siena’s fast paced football and quick passing game ensured their promotion to the top flight this season.
Ex Coach Antonio Conte’s aggressive 4-2-4 formation proved a handful for opponents who were constantly overwhelmed by the attacking force and elastic approach of the team that were defensively organised and offensively threatening. Pipped to the post by Atalanta, Siena was...More
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