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We have been covering Italian football and Serie A 2008. Some of the content we cover includes match previews and reports, player and manager interviews, transfer news and rumors.

Fifteen of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition. Italy joins the other big-five leagues in England, Spain, Germany and France whose members opposed the ECA plan. The plan seeks guarantees for 24 of 32 Champions League group teams to return [...]

Simone Inzaghi Lazio

Simone Inzaghi has signed a new contract with Lazio after being linked with replacing Massimiliano Allegri as Juventus manager. Inzaghi reveals he turned down offers from Italy and abroad, because he wanted to “open a new era with even more conviction” at Lazio. “I wanted to take a moment to reflect, as after three years [...]

Serie A’s Manager Madness

There could be some significant changes in Serie A over the next few days, with several clubs reportedly close to appointing new managers. Juventus are edging closer to naming Maurizio Sarri as their new boss, as reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Football Italia). The report indicates that Sarri, who last week won the [...]

Atalanta will be playing in the Champions League next season after securing an improbable top four finish on the final day of the Serie A season. After a strong finish to the campaign, which included a recent draw away to league champions Juventus, Atalanta came from behind to defeat Sassuolo and take a European spot [...]

Fabio Quagliarella Wins Capocannoniere

Fabio Quagliarella

Fabio Quagliarella proved age is just a number as the 36-year-old finished the season as Serie A top scorer ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Sampdoria veteran has been sensational this term and claimed the top-flight Golden Boot with 26 goals, five more than his Juventus rival. Despite winning the league title and Player of the [...]

Champions League Qualification If..

As we go into the final 90 minutes of the Serie A season, Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma are battling for two Champions League places. Juventus and Napoli have already secured the top two, but third and fourth remain up for grabs. Atalanta and Inter both have 66 points, but the Orobici are in third [...]

UEFA is considering a proposal to change the Champions League in 2024 by creating eight-team groups kicking off in August, and narrow the entry path for teams from smaller domestic leagues to just four qualifying places. Documents seen by Associated Press propose 24 of the 32 teams in the 2024-25 group stage would retain their [...]

Fiorentina Bring Back Vincenzo Montella

Fiorentina have officially appointed Vincenzo Montella as their coach for the second time. A statement on Fiorentina’s official website confirms Montella has signed a contract until 2021, took his first training session on Wednesday and will be unveiled this evening. The 44-year-old has been out of work since leaving Sevilla towards the end of last [...]

The CIES Football Observatory has released its latest rankings that show the players with the highest estimated transfer value per big-5 league club. The potentially most expensive player overall, Kylian Mbappé (€228 million), represents 25.9% of the total squad value of Paris St-Germain. A similar percentage was measured for Jadon Sancho (€148 million, 24.9%) at [...]

AS Roma 2019 Fixtures

AS Roma are heading back to the USA again this summer as part of the International Champions Cup. There Roma will meet Mexican side Chivas, Premier League side Arsenal and Portuguese side Benfica. If you are going to Rome to take in a game, check our the stadium seating chart as well as directions to [...]