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CF Fiorentina was founded in 1926. Fiorentina’s home colours are purple, which is where their nickname, Viola, comes from. Fiorentina’s home stadium is the Stadio Artemio Franchi which seats over 47,000 spectators. The club has two Serie A titles to their name, the most recent win coming in 1969. Viola have won the Coppa Italia [...]

Did Napoli Just Throw Scudetto Away?

Napoli’s dream of winning the Serie A title lies in tatters after they were humbled 3-0 by a Giovanni Simeone-inspired Fiorentina. A famous victory at leaders Juventus last weekend had closed the gap to a single point, but the Bianconeri won 3-2 at Inter Milan in dramatic fashion on Saturday to pull clear once again. [...]

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, [...]

Federico Bernardeschi’s days at Fiorentina look numbered after furious members of the Serie A club’s fanbase poured scorn on the winger with an inflammatory banner outside the club’s stadium. Juventus are close to agreeing a deal to sign the versatile attacking star, but it is the manner in which Bernardeschi has looked to force through [...]

Fiorentina have appointed Stefano Pioli as their new boss with the former Inter Milan manager replacing Paulo Sousa on an initial two-year contract. Pioli was sacked by Inter in May after lasting just six months in the San Siro job after a disastrous run that saw Inter go over two months without a win in [...]

Fiorentina Pair Linked With Move To England

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Premier League side Liverpool are interested in signing Fiorentina pair Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Suarez. Neither Rossi and Suarez have been able to hold down a regular spot in Paulo Sousa’s squad. Rossi has been very vocal in his desire to leave Fiorentina during the January transfer window, while Suarez [...]

Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala struck late as champions Juventus continued their Serie A fightback with a stunning 3-1 win over Fiorentina in Turin on Sunday. Juventus, claiming their sixth consecutive league win following a disastrous start to the season, moved up to fourth place at the expense of Roma to sit six points behind [...]

Fiorentina have threatened to take legal action against Mohamed Salah after the player informed them he did not wish to extend his loan from Chelsea for the forthcoming season, with Inter Milan having indicated a desire to bring the Egypt winger to San Siro. Salah, an £11m signing from Basel in 2014, moved to Florence [...]

Stunningly, Fiorentina have sacked manager saying their decision was down to a lack of respect over recent comments the coach made. Montella guided La Viola to a fourth-placed finish in Serie A this season, but recent reported comments made by him towards the club’s supporters brought about Monday’s decision with two years remaining on his [...]

Napoli and Fiorentina have both been handed difficult ties in the Europa League, drawing Wolfsburg and Dynamo Kiev respectively. The Partenopei face a duanting trip to Germany on April 16, with Dieter Hecking’s side having comfortably seen off Inter in the last round. Fiorentina will also play away from home in the first leg, with [...]