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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.

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 [...]

Pietro Pellegri is already the youngest goalscorer in Serie A history, but the 16-year-old further enhanced his growing reputation with a brace in Genoa’s five-goal thriller with Lazio. It was two goals from the more established Italian Ciro Immobile which helped Lazio maintain their unbeaten start to the season as they edged Genoa 3-2. Bastos [...]

Who Had The Best Mercato This Summer?

It was a record breaking summer transfer window in Serie A, as Italian clubs spent €821 million. A good chunk of that was spent by AC Milan, whose new Chinese owners are desperate to return the Italian giant to glory. Milan spent 214m in total and champions Juventus were the second-biggest spenders with 123m. But [...]

Welcome To Serie A Benvenuto

Benevento are in Serie A for the first time in their history after beating Carpi 1-0 in the Serie B promotion play-off Final. They go into the top flight along with Hellas Verona and Spal. It’ll be the first time we see a Campania Derby in Serie A since Avellino-Napoli in 1987-88. The first leg [...]

Torino Holding Out For 100m For Belotti

What is the going rate for a striker in today’s transfer market? It appears to be at least €100m. That is the price that Manchester United have been told they need to pay by Torino if they want 23-year-old striker Andrea Belotti. That is the value of Belotti’s release clause and Torino president Urbano Cairo [...]

Italian football has been hit by another race storm after on-loan Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was called a ‘s***** Moroccan’ live on television. The centre back was giving an interview to Italian broadcasters Rai after Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Torino before he heard a technician’s voice in his earpiece asking: ‘What are you saying, s***** [...]

Lazio Through To Coppa Italia Final

Roma fans were back in the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday to see their team beat city rival Lazio but lose the Italian Cup semi-final 4-3 on aggregate. Mohamed Salah scored twice and Stephan El Shaarawy netted the other as Roma won the second leg of their semi-final derby 3-2. But goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and [...]

Juventus manager Massimilaino Allegri claimed his team were one step closer to yet another Serie A title after a hard-fought draw at Napoli. Despite taking the lead through Sami Khedira, Juve had to hold on to earn a point against the side in third place. But they secured a crucial result to move six points [...]

Clubs walk out of Serie A meeting

Milan, Juventus, Inter, Napoli, Roma and Fiorentina all walked out of today’s Lega Serie A meeting in a dispute over television rights. All 20 clubs were meeting today in order to elect a new President of the Lega Serie A, but the six clubs and Chievo left the meeting early. “The rupture is incurable,” Milan [...]