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Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship byTelecom Italia, is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league. Serie A is the world’s second strongest national league according to IFFHS[ and has produced the highest number of European Cup finalists: Italian clubs have reached the final of the competition on a record twenty-six different occasions, winning the title twelve times. Serie A is ranked 4th among European leagues according to UEFA’s league coefficient behind La Liga, Premier League and the Bundesliga, which is based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years.

Today the Lega Serie A showed that it still lives in the stone age when it gave Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri a slapon the wrist with its two match suspension for two future Coppa Italia matches and fined him €20,000 for making homophobic remarks at Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini earlier this week. The Lega [...]

Sarri Faces Four Month Ban

The investigation into Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri’s comments towards Inter boss Roberto Mancini has began after a night of controversy in the Coppa Italia. During a touchline confrontation late in the game, Mancini alleges that Sarri launched homophobic abuse at him. After the match FIGC prosecutors began an investigation into Sarri’s comments, taking witness accounts [...]

Fireworks in the Coppa Italia on Tuesday night where Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini accused Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri of racist and homophobic slurs following the quarter-final clash between the two sides in Naples. Mancini was sent to the stands in the closing stages of Inter's 2-0 victory, which saw them book their place in [...]

Ciro Immobile Completes Loan Move To Torino

Ciro Immobile has so far shown that he can only score consistently in Italy, so it is no surprise to see that he has returned to his former club Torino on loan until the end of the season after Sevilla agreed to terminate his season-long deal with the Spanish club early. The forward has had [...]

We are only two matches into the Serie A season post the winter break and Napoli and Juventus appear to have started 2016 with form and momentum while the opposite could be said about Inter Milan and Fiorentina. AS Roma, meanwhile, have gambled on a change of coach to pull their campaign out of a [...]

Inter Owner Would Be Happy With Third Place

Inter President Erick Thohir insists that the club’s primary objective this season remains securing Champions League qualification and is adamant the team are not thinking about winning Serie A. Having lost just four times this season, the Nerazzurri currently sit third in the Serie A table, level on 39 points with second-placed Juventus and one [...]

Roma Sack Rudy Garcia

Having won just three of their last 12 games in all competitions, AS Roma have decided to fire manager Rudi Garcia, who had been in charge for two-and-a-half years “On behalf of myself and everyone at Roma, I’d like to thank Rudi Garcia for all of his hard work since joining the club,” stated President [...]

On Wednesday, the CIES Football Observatory published its bi-annual list of the 100 players with the highest transfer values in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The list is calculated on an econometric model by the CIES Football Observatory research team from the analysis of over 1,500 paid transfers since 2010. The criteria used includes [...]

Mauro Icardi hit his eighth goal of the campaign as Inter Milan edged “tough” Empoli 1-0 to reclaim top spot as a five-way race for the Serie A crown opened up on Wednesday. Fiorentina had gone provisional top thanks to a 3-1 win at Palermo where Slovenia international Josip Ilicic notably struck a brace to [...]

Fiorentina Pair Linked With Move To England

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Premier League side Liverpool are interested in signing Fiorentina pair Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Suarez. Neither Rossi and Suarez have been able to hold down a regular spot in Paulo Sousa's squad. Rossi has been very vocal in his desire to leave Fiorentina during the January transfer window, while Suarez [...]