Submitted by aditogs on Wed, 01/06/2016 - 08:42
Submitted by content on Sun, 12/27/2015 - 07:20
German international Mario Gomez has ended his adventure in Italy football after securing a move to Turkish club Besiktas on a season-long loan deal.
Gomez has been at Fiorentina since 2013, but he has been plagued by injury problems of late. This led to his absence at the World Cup 2014, which was eventually won by the German national team. Germany were able to lift the World Cup title even without a star striker like Gomez and this is likely to sound the end of his international career. His move to Besiktas reflects the same, even though the latest StanJames odds suggest he is in with a chance of a return.
Submitted by aditogs on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:17
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has admitted that his team are playing catch-up the Italian Serie A title race and it will be difficult for the club to retain the title once again.
Juventus have won the league title for the last couple of seasons, but there is a real danger of the run coming to an end. The team made a disastrous start to the league campaign. Even though the form has recovered in recent weeks with just one loss in the last four, Juventus have managed only five victories out of the 12 games they have played. As a result, they are already almost 10 points behind table leaders Fiorentina.
Submitted by aditogs on Fri, 10/09/2015 - 08:53
On Saturday September 26, Juventus suffered their third defeat of the Serie A campaign and were left licking their wounds as their title defence lay in tatters.
For them, the opening six games of the season had delivered just one win and five points and serious questions were being asked of a side that had been so dominant just a few months previous – a la Chelsea in the Premier League.
Unlike the Blues of England, though, the Old Lady of Turin has got her house in order and responded positively to a period of adversity and uncertainty.
Submitted by aditogs on Wed, 09/23/2015 - 09:03
Inter Milan had a busy summer transfer window as the Italian club managed to sign: Geoffrey Kondogbia, Miranda, Ivan Perisic and Stevan Jovetic just to name a few of them and they also offloaded a few high profile players including: Mateo Kovacic and Hernanes.
There is no doubt that Inter Milan is seriously attempting to win the Serie A title which they haven’t lifted since the 2009-10 season.
Submitted by content on Sun, 07/26/2015 - 05:02
For the past few weeks and months, research have been taking place involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and FIFA.
It has been discovered that the International Football Association was involved in a number of briberies of scandals which has forced Sepp Blatter on stepping down from his presidential role in FIFA.
A large amount of FIFA executives were also arrested as it was confirmed that illegal trades have been taking place. Sepp Blatter couldn’t take the heat as pressure continued to build.
Submitted by content on Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:53
Very few players have managed to successfully come out of retirement after going into the sunset, but Italian star Damiano Tommasicould be one among them.
According to reports,Tommasi has been offered a chance to resume his playing career – six years after officially retiring – after being named in the squad for the Europa league by SP La Fiorita. The Sammarinese will be taking part in the first round of qualifying against FC Vaduz in the Europa League. It appears that one the major motivations for the 41-year-old to resume his playing career is the chance for his children to watch his football.
Submitted by content on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 17:07
AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani says that he remains in touch with his former employee Carlo Ancelotti amidst suggestions that the Real Madrid manager could return to the San Siro.
Ancelotti enjoyed a very successful spell at Milan. During his time at the club, he won several titles like the Champions League. He moved on to Chelsea in 2009. In a short span of time, he has already managed three top European clubs like Chelsea, PSG, and now, Real Madrid. He has not have a more than a couple of years at these clubs.
Submitted by content on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 03:46
Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini says that he does not feel happy about foreign-based players being called up for the Italian national team.
Mancini was speaking after the latest Italian squad announced by manager Antonio Conte contained the two more players born in other countries. However, they have been naturalised as a result of spending a long time in Italy and also not been called up for their home country’s national teams. Several European countries have gone this route of adopting players and it is largely South American or African players.
Submitted by aditogs on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 17:25
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that he will not be managing another Italian Serie A team after leaving his current job.
Instead, he would be willing to take up the managerial role of the Italian national team or leave for a foreign club. Allegri took over as the manager of Juventus only in the summer under difficult circumstances. He was brought in as a replacement for Antonio Conte, who resigned from his role just days before the start of the new season. Following up with the achievements of Conte was always going to be difficult, as he had won three successive league titles.
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has revealed the club’s star striker from this season, Paulo Dybala, will not be playing in Italy next season.
It is well known Dybala will be leaving Palermo at the end of the season but Zamparini’s admission that the Argentinian won’t be in Serie A at all in the next campaign is a surprise.
The 21-year-old has been in fine form this season, with his 11 goals coming in 22 league appearances and helping the promoted side to a strong eighth place.
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