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#Italian Football

# italian-football - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Old dog, new tricks - how Gasperini went from 'sad and depressed' to Italian football's 'magician'
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Old dog, new tricks - how Gasperini went from 'sad and depressed' to Italian football's 'magician'

Dec 12th 2019, 5:24 PM 5,486 Views 1 Comment

Atalanta’s Champions League fairytale simplifies the superb work their manager has accomplished in recent seasons.

# italian-football - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Romelu Lukaku's third goal in four games helps Inter earn bragging rights in Milan derby
# Milan Derby
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# Milan Derby

Romelu Lukaku's third goal in four games helps Inter earn bragging rights in Milan derby

Sep 21st 2019, 9:58 PM 7,396 Views 8 Comments

Goals from Marcelo Brozovic and Romelu Lukaku saw Inter earn a 2-0 win.

# italian-football - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Juventus' Serie A title defence up and running with Parma win
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Juventus' Serie A title defence up and running with Parma win

Aug 24th 2019, 7:46 PM 5,791 Views 0 Comments

Giorgio Chiellini scored the only goal for the defending champions.

# italian-football - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'Soon to be continued': Lukaku teases Man United exit as Inter rumours continue
# Hint Hint
From The42
# Hint Hint

'Soon to be continued': Lukaku teases Man United exit as Inter rumours continue

Jul 27th 2019, 7:27 PM 11,492 Views 7 Comments

The Belgium international striker continues to be linked with a summer switch to Inter Milan.

# italian-football - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'A very long path through the lower divisions': Sarri says Juventus job is crowning moment
# Dream Job
From The42
# Dream Job

'A very long path through the lower divisions': Sarri says Juventus job is crowning moment

Jun 20th 2019, 2:58 PM 3,351 Views 3 Comments

Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri was presented as the Serie A champions’ new manager on Thursday.

# italian-football - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Allegri to prioritise personal life and take a year away from football
# Sabbatical
From The42
# Sabbatical

Allegri to prioritise personal life and take a year away from football

Jun 13th 2019, 10:40 PM 8,363 Views 5 Comments

The Italian was forced out of Turin after pressure mounted on his position following failure in the Champions League quarter-finals against Ajax

# italian-football - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Five-time Champions League winner Maldini lined up for new role with AC Milan
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Five-time Champions League winner Maldini lined up for new role with AC Milan

May 29th 2019, 6:12 PM 5,319 Views 7 Comments

The former Rossoneri defender could be set to replace Leonardo as sporting director.

# italian-football - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Inter crushed by Napoli as Champions League race goes to the wire
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Inter crushed by Napoli as Champions League race goes to the wire

May 19th 2019, 10:24 PM 7,546 Views 3 Comments

Fabian Ruiz was the star for Napoli as they set up a grandstand final weekend to the Serie A season.

# italian-football - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Ramsey ruled out for the rest of the season as Arsenal career ends in Naples
# Time To Say Goodbye
From The42
# Time To Say Goodbye

Ramsey ruled out for the rest of the season as Arsenal career ends in Naples

May 1st 2019, 5:15 PM 3,851 Views 5 Comments

The Welshman has played his last game for the Gunners ahead of his move to Juventus this summer.

# italian-football - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Ronaldo '1,000%' committed for next season as Juventus claim eighth successive title
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Ronaldo '1,000%' committed for next season as Juventus claim eighth successive title

Apr 20th 2019, 10:43 PM 6,410 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old is now the only player to secure league titles in England, Spain and Italy.

# italian-football - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Koulibaly scores twice as Napoli delay Juventus' title celebrations
# On Ice
From The42
# On Ice

Koulibaly scores twice as Napoli delay Juventus' title celebrations

Apr 14th 2019, 10:15 PM 6,547 Views 5 Comments

Juve need just a point to seal an eighth consecutive Serie A title.

Inter hold off Frosinone comeback to strengthen Champions League bid
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Inter hold off Frosinone comeback to strengthen Champions League bid

Apr 14th 2019, 9:58 PM 2,917 Views 0 Comments

Radja Nainggolan, Ivan Perisic and Matias Vecino helped Inter to a 3-1 win tonight.

# italian-football - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'My words have been clearly misunderstood' - Bonucci rows back on Kean abuse comments
# Clarification
From The42
# Clarification

'My words have been clearly misunderstood' - Bonucci rows back on Kean abuse comments

Apr 4th 2019, 8:59 AM 5,917 Views 5 Comments

The Juventus defender said the 19-year-old should take some blame for the alleged racist abuse he suffered on Tuesday night.

# italian-football - Monday 11 March, 2019

Ranieri off to a winning start as 10-man Roma maintain Champions League push
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Ranieri off to a winning start as 10-man Roma maintain Champions League push

Mar 11th 2019, 10:28 PM 5,986 Views 3 Comments

The former Leicester boss oversaw a 2-1 win over Empoli this evening.

# italian-football - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Juventus put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli
# Title Race
From The42
# Title Race

Juventus put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:14 PM 7,992 Views 12 Comments

The Italian giants stretched their lead at the top of the Serie A to 16 points.

# italian-football - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'There are things I hold onto dearly - her class, her accent and her beautiful smile'
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

'There are things I hold onto dearly - her class, her accent and her beautiful smile'

Feb 17th 2019, 10:00 AM 50,779 Views 8 Comments

Italian football legend Carolina Morace pays tribute to her late friend Anne O’Brien, a pioneering, revolutionary but unheralded icon.

# italian-football - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'Football was her life - it was all she ever wanted to do': The revolutionary and unheralded Irish icon
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

'Football was her life - it was all she ever wanted to do': The revolutionary and unheralded Irish icon

Jan 27th 2019, 9:29 PM 34,234 Views 16 Comments

Anne O’Brien was still a teenager when she made history and signed for Stade de Reims. The rest of her story is even more remarkable.

# italian-football - Saturday 26 January, 2019

35-year-old Quagliarella equals Batistuta's 1994 record to leapfrog Ronaldo as Serie A top scorer
# Goal Machine
From The42
# Goal Machine

35-year-old Quagliarella equals Batistuta's 1994 record to leapfrog Ronaldo as Serie A top scorer

Jan 26th 2019, 7:54 PM 12,393 Views 8 Comments

The Sampdoria veteran is in the form of his life and has now scored in 11 consecutive games.

# italian-football - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Callejon and Milik on target as Ancelotti's Napoli keep pressure on Juventus
# Naples
From The42
# Naples

Callejon and Milik on target as Ancelotti's Napoli keep pressure on Juventus

Jan 20th 2019, 10:50 PM 3,315 Views 2 Comments

First-half goals from Jose Callejon and Arkadiusz Milik saw Napoli beat Lazio on Sunday.

# italian-football - Friday 28 December, 2018

'I am happy at Juventus': Allegri dismisses speculation linking him to Man United job
# Not Interested
From The42
# Not Interested

'I am happy at Juventus': Allegri dismisses speculation linking him to Man United job

Dec 28th 2018, 5:45 PM 5,385 Views 1 Comment

The Italian boss insists he is content in Turin, despite rumours he could be in line to inherit the hot seat at Old Trafford.

# italian-football - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Mandzukic adds to Roma's struggles as Juve restore eight-point lead
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Mandzukic adds to Roma's struggles as Juve restore eight-point lead

Dec 22nd 2018, 10:04 PM 4,226 Views 1 Comment

The Italian champions eased to victory tonight.

# italian-football - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Ancelotti confirmed as new boss of Napoli
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Ancelotti confirmed as new boss of Napoli

May 23rd 2018, 8:18 PM 7,559 Views 3 Comments

The Italian coach is returning to Serie A after nine years managing some of Europe’s top clubs.

# italian-football - Friday 27 April, 2018

Huge weekend in Serie A as the title race between Juve and Napoli is going right to the wire
# Derby D'Italia
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# Derby D'Italia

Huge weekend in Serie A as the title race between Juve and Napoli is going right to the wire

Apr 27th 2018, 5:53 PM 4,932 Views 2 Comments

The Old Lady, who have a one-point lead at the top, are away to Inter Milan, while Maurizio Sarri’s side face Fiorentina.

# italian-football - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Last-gasp Napoli keep Serie A title ambitions alive in dramatic fashion
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Last-gasp Napoli keep Serie A title ambitions alive in dramatic fashion

Apr 8th 2018, 9:09 PM 6,850 Views 3 Comments

Juventus remain four points clear at the summit.

# italian-football - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Roma end Napoli's 10-win streak to throw Serie A title race wide open
# Italian Football
From The42
# Italian Football

Roma end Napoli's 10-win streak to throw Serie A title race wide open

Mar 4th 2018, 12:19 AM 5,643 Views 4 Comments

After Juventus left it late to beat Lazio, Edin Dzeko scored twice to put a serious dent in Napoli’s title hopes at the Stadio San Paolo.

# italian-football - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A

Dec 3rd 2017, 2:08 PM 13,762 Views 3 Comments

The club had lost all 14 games in their debut season in Serie A, but on Sunday earned a dramatic first point in stoppage time.

# italian-football - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Ciro Immobile embarrassed high-spending AC Milan with a blistering ten minute hat-trick From The42

Ciro Immobile embarrassed high-spending AC Milan with a blistering ten minute hat-trick

Sep 10th 2017, 10:04 PM 11,133 Views 3 Comments

AC Milan have much to learn if they want to become realistic title challengers in Serie A this season.

# italian-football - Thursday 3 August, 2017

An absolute joy to watch and tactically absorbing, are Napoli set for a defining season?
# Thrilling
From The42
# Thrilling

An absolute joy to watch and tactically absorbing, are Napoli set for a defining season?

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:31 PM 8,376 Views 9 Comments

Under Maurizio Sarri, the side offer up an absolutely outstanding style of play.

# italian-football - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Italy game interrupted after angry Milan fans throw money at Gianluigi Donnarumma
# Dollarumma
From The42
# Dollarumma

Italy game interrupted after angry Milan fans throw money at Gianluigi Donnarumma

Jun 18th 2017, 9:43 PM 12,511 Views 21 Comments

The 18-year-old is refusing to sign a new deal with Milan – the club that gave him his big break.

# italian-football - Monday 8 May, 2017

Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims
# Serie A
From The42
# Serie A

Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims

May 8th 2017, 10:03 AM 5,004 Views 7 Comments

Juventus have also released a statement.

# italian-football - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running
# Shame
From The42
# Shame

Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running

May 7th 2017, 1:27 PM 8,073 Views 5 Comments

Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was insulted on air during a live, post-match television interview.

# italian-football - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Oops! Remarkable Milan teenager Gigi Donnarumma had a moment to forget today
# Howler
From The42
# Howler

Oops! Remarkable Milan teenager Gigi Donnarumma had a moment to forget today

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:46 PM 8,399 Views 1 Comment

The teenager has been the Rossoneri’s first-choice goalkeeper for well over a year.

# italian-football - Monday 6 March, 2017

A 7-minute hat-trick? Not a problem for one of Europe's most-wanted attackers
# Staggering
From The42
# Staggering

A 7-minute hat-trick? Not a problem for one of Europe's most-wanted attackers

Mar 6th 2017, 7:15 AM 12,306 Views 3 Comments

It’s now 22 league goals for Torino’s Andrea Belotti and a quickest Serie A triple in 17 years.

# italian-football - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at Euro 2016?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at Euro 2016?

Dec 25th 2016, 12:38 PM 18,336 Views 12 Comments

What an adventure it was!

# italian-football - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Quiz: Reminisce and test yourself on the glory days of Italian football in the 1990s
# It's Quizziness Time
From The42
# It's Quizziness Time

Quiz: Reminisce and test yourself on the glory days of Italian football in the 1990s

Dec 20th 2016, 9:31 PM 31,624 Views 12 Comments

Those were the days.

# italian-football - Friday 15 July, 2016

Gigi Buffon is on his holidays but still gave these kids a moment they'll never forget
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Gigi Buffon is on his holidays but still gave these kids a moment they'll never forget

Jul 15th 2016, 7:42 PM 13,847 Views 14 Comments

He just couldn’t resist a kickabout in the park.

# italian-football - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'I think I understand now why he's called 'The Madman'': Lazio hit back at Bielsa
# Acrimonious
From The42
# Acrimonious

'I think I understand now why he's called 'The Madman'': Lazio hit back at Bielsa

Jul 9th 2016, 4:31 PM 5,030 Views 0 Comments

The colourful Argentine has claimed the Italian club’s failure to sign four players is why he quit after two days.

# italian-football - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This Serie A cult hero has officially announced his retirement
# El Chino
From The42
# El Chino

This Serie A cult hero has officially announced his retirement

Mar 31st 2016, 3:26 PM 14,510 Views 5 Comments

Alvaro Recoba hasn’t played since last year and the former Inter playmaker will walk away after a tribute match tonight.

# italian-football - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

It's been a bleak few years but AC Milan finally have a reason to celebrate tonight
# Resurgence
From The42
# Resurgence

It's been a bleak few years but AC Milan finally have a reason to celebrate tonight

Mar 1st 2016, 10:00 PM 14,540 Views 13 Comments

The Rossoneri are through to their first Coppa Italia final in thirteen years.

# italian-football - Thursday 19 November, 2015

20 years ago today, an unknown 17-year-old goalkeeper was handed his debut by Parma
# Whatever Happened To Him?
From The42
# Whatever Happened To Him?

20 years ago today, an unknown 17-year-old goalkeeper was handed his debut by Parma

Nov 19th 2015, 2:46 PM 14,047 Views 10 Comments

Inevitably, Gianluigi Buffon kept a clean-sheet in November 1995.

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