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Bologna Sack Pioli

Italian Serie A strugglers Bologna on Tuesday night sacked head coach Stefano Pioli “with great regret” but expect to appoint a new boss imminently. The 48-year-old replaced Pierpaolo Bisoli at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara in October 2011 and guided Bologna to ninth place at the end of his first season at the helm. A 13th-place [...]

Marco Di Vaio Signs New Deal At Bologna

Veteran striker Marco Di Vaio will stay at Bologna after agreeing a new two-year contract with the club. The 34-year-old’s existing deal was set to end at the end of the season. “I have reached an agreement with the club,” Di Vaio said. “There were no problems. I wanted to remain and the club wanted [...]

Bologna sack Mihajlovic

Serie A strugglers Bologna have sacked coach Sinisa Mihajlovic and named Giuseppe Papadopulo as his replacement. Fiery Serb Mihajlovic took over from Daniele Arrigoni in November but after a decent start his side slipped back into the relegation zone following Saturday’s 4-1 home defeat by mid-table Siena. “Bologna announce that they have relieved Sinisa Mihajlovic [...]

The Yank's Guide To Serie A: Bologna

Nickname(s): The Red-Blues All-Time Ranking: 8th 2007/2008 Finish: 2nd (Serie B) 2008/2009 Position (as of 04/07): 17th Coach: Sinisa Mihajlovic Key Players: Cladio Terzi, Marco Di Vaio, Sergio Volpi History: Bologna has a very rich history of excellent play, but the squad’s recent results have been rather poor. Since their founding in 1909, they have won [...]