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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.

Top Twelve Highest Paid Players In Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly became the third highest-paid player in world football with his move to Juventus, but how does his whopping €30 million annual salary compare to the rest of the top earners in Serie A? The Portugal captain’s €30 million annual salary in Italy is only beaten by Lionel Messi, who is understood to [...]

Sampdoria And Genoa Matches Off This Weekend

The Lega Serie A has officially confirmed that Sampdoria v Fiorentina and Milan v Genoa have been postponed in light of the bridge collapse in Genoa. The Ponte Morandi collapsed on Tuesday morning, with 38 people confirmed dead and more injured. The death toll is expected to rise. Both Genovese clubs asked not to play [...]

Serie A Fixtures Released

Cristiano Ronaldo is in line to make his Serie A debut for Juventus away to Chievo, while the release of the league’s fixtures has handed AC Milan a daunting start. Juve are aiming to win the title for the eighth year in a row and Ronaldo could be set to appear at the Stadio Marc’Antonio [...]

Parma has retained its Serie A status but will start the new season with a five-point deduction after striker Emanuele Calaio was caught for attempted match-fixing. The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) investigated texts sent by Calaio – who used to play for Spezia – to former team mates Filippo De Col and Claudio Terzi ahead [...]

Simone Inzaghi admits Lazio were fortunate to take a point from Atalanta and “we were under pressure for the first time this season.” The 1-1 result means Inter are now within two points of Inzaghi’s side and the two clubs meet in Rome on the final day of the season. “This result doesn’t change a [...]

Fiorentina president Mario Cognigni has announced plans to rename the club’s training ground after Davide Astori. Centre back Astori, who was Fiorentina’s captain, died in his sleep earlier this month at the age of 31 following a cardiac arrest. The club retired his No 13 shirt and will now train at Centro Sportivo Davide Astori, [...]

Torino Sack Manager Sinisa Mihajlovic

Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has been fired, a day after his team was eliminated from the Italian Cup with a derby defeat to Juventus. Torino announced the decision on its website on Thursday, thanking Mihajlovic for his ‘dedication and passion shown in these 18 months’ with the club. Walter Mazzarri, the former Napoli, Inter Milan [...]

Benevento Get First-Ever Serie A Victory

Benevento recorded its first-ever Serie A victory with a 1-0 win over Chievo Verona on Saturday in the final match of the first half of the season. Massimo Coda scored in the 64th minute, flicking Marco D’Alessandro’s chipped pass beyond Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino. Benevento had the worst-ever start to a season in modern history [...]

Lazio Miss Out On Chance To Close In On Top Four

Torino punished 10-man Lazio as they left the Stadio Olimpico with a rare 3-1 win on Monday. The home side had Ciro Immobile sent off for violent conduct on the stroke of half-time, and Torino made the most of their one-man advantage to secure their first away win against Lazio for 24 years. The visitors [...]

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes that retaining the league title is an easier task in Italy than it is in the English Premier League, due to the transfer policies of the leading clubs. Conte won the second of his three consecutive Serie A titles at Juventus in 2013 after rivals AC Milan sold forwards Zlatan [...]