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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.

Serie A Preview: Milan Derby And The Sack Race

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Inter Milan are setting the pace in Serie A and perhaps Maurizio Sarri is puffing away on a couple more cigarettes than usual. Antonio Conte is already playing mind games with his Juventus counterpart and at the other end of the table the sack race has two front-runners already. We dig into the key story-lines [...]

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Serie A has once again show how little they care about its players being racially abused after the league decided not to punish Cagliari, after fans directed monkey chants at Lukaku. In the Serie A fixture on September 1, Lukaku stepped up to score the penalty that would ensure his side a 2-1 victory and [...]

Inter Go Top Of Serie A

Inter Milan reclaimed top spot in Serie A after a 1-0 win over 10-man Udinese on Saturday as Juventus lost three players to injury in a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina to complicate preparations for next week’s Champions League opener. Stefano Sensi’s diving header was enough to seal a maximum nine points for Antonio Conte’s [...]

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Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku, who was subjected to racist abuse by Cagliari supporters on Sunday, said that Italian football must combat racism in stadiums if it wants to attract the world’s top players to Serie A. The Belgian forward, playing only his second game in Italy after a move from Manchester United, was greeted [...]

Lukaku Racism Statement

Serie A’s disciplinary judge says he needs more evidence before deciding if Cagliari should be punished for the racist chants aimed at Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku. Because video and post-match comments are obviously not enough,. League judge Gerardo Mastrandrea did not even mention the word ‘racist’ in his weekly report, referring only to ‘chants [...]

Lukaku Racism Statement

Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has called on football federations and social media companies to do more to tackle racism after he suffered abuse during Sunday’s Serie A game against Cagliari. Lukaku endured monkey chants as he stepped up to the spot to take a penalty during Inter’s 2-1 victory at the Sardinia Arena. The [...]

Serie A Announces Anti-Racism Initiative

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Serie A ‘strongly condemns’ the racial abuse suffered by Romelu Lukaku and has announced plans for an anti-discrimination initiative starting in October. The Inter striker was last night subjected to monkey chants by fans of the Sardinian club, who have also targeted Moise Kean and Blaise Matuidi in the past year-and-a-half. Serie A has come [...]

Cagliari say they are giving Inter striker Romelu Lukaku their ‘full support’ but have defended their fans from ‘outrageous accusations and silly stereotypes’. Inter beat Cagliari 2-1 at the Sardegna Arena last night, but the match was marred by Lukaku being racially abused by a group of home supporters as he went up to take [...]

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After an opening weekend filled with high-scoring games, as well as traditionally cagey affairs, week two sees last season’s top two play each other, as well as one of Italy’s most ferocious derbies. Carlo Ancelotti’s Napoli travel to Scudetto holders Juventus and it is currently unknown whether Maurizio Sarri will be in the dug out [...]

Ancelotti: ‘Napoli Must Keep Attacking’

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Carlo Ancelotti is happy to take a 4-3 victory away to Fiorentina and insists Napoli can win the Scudetto by focusing on this all-attack approach. It was a spectacular match at the Stadio Franchi, ultimately decided by Lorenzo Insigne’s two goals and two assists for Dries Mertens and Jose Callejon. “They got the ball between [...]