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TV

/ 10 days ago

The Final: Attack on Wembley trailer focuses on 2020 Euro debacle

Netflix has released the official trailer for the upcoming documentary The Final: Attack on Wembley. The movie will highlight crowd disorder ahead of the UEFA Euro 2020 final between England and Italy. By advancing to the title-deciding match, the Three Lions were able to play the final in front of their home fans. Wembley Stadium […]

News

/ 27 days ago

Anti-racism campaigns prove ineffective after recent outbursts

Inter Milan star Francesco Acerbi has become the latest soccer player across Europe to be accused of racism. The defender allegedly hurled a racial slur towards Napoli center-back Juan Jesus during a game on March 17th. Jesus reported the supposed remarks to the match referee at the time. Nevertheless, Serie A officials announced on Tuesday […]

News

/ 38 days ago

Three new players named in Italy's roster for friendlies in USA

The Italian national team is preparing for their next international break, which will be held on March 23 and 24. There will be no Serie A matches, but the Azzurri will play two friendlies against Venezuela and Ecuador. In preparation for Euro 2024, coach Luciano Spalletti will find these two matches productive. For both of […]

News

/ 41 days ago

Sarri resigns as Lazio coach amid supposed split with players

Maurizio Sarri officially stepped down as head coach of Lazio on Wednesday. The veteran manager was quickly replaced by former assistant Giovanni Martusciello. Lazio currently sits ninth in the Serie A table after finishing second only behind champions Napoli during the previous campaign. Reports out of Italy claim that Sarri made the choice after supposedly […]

News

/ 42 days ago

Napoli President de Laurentiis pushes cameraman, expects fine

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis is likely to soon receive a significant fine for actions during a recent television interview. The incident occurred Monday evening, the night before Napoli's massive Champions League matchup with Barcelona. The two sides previously tied 1-1 in Italy during the first leg of the round of 16 matchup. Whichever club […]

News

/ 47 days ago

Two Brighton fans attacked before Roma Europa League game

Two Brighton fans were attacked Wednesday night in Italy ahead of the club's Europa League matchup with Roma on Thursday. The Premier League side previously qualified for European competition for the first time in their history. Not only did they manage to grab a place in the Europa League, but they topped their group earlier […]

Italy

/ 63 days ago

Napoli sacks Walter Mazzarri before Champions League fixture

Napoli is making a managerial change by relieving Walter Mazzarri of his duties before the club begins the UEFA Champions League round of 16. Napoli has been struggling mightily this season after winning the Scudetto in the 2022/23 campaign. The departure of Luciano Spalletti has prevented Gli Azzurri from reaching last season's heights. However, the […]

AC Milan

/ 70 days ago

Top Serie A teams fail in attempt to reduce league to 18 teams

Serie A teams recently had a chance to reduce their total number of teams from 20 to 18. Officials from each outfit met to discuss the potential move at a Serie A shareholders' meeting in Milan on Monday. However, just four clubs voted to make the change during the discussions. As a result, the league […]

Ecuador

/ 75 days ago

Tickets on sale for Italy's USA tour against Ecuador, Venezuela

Italy is making its long-awaited tour of the USA in March, and tickets are now on sale for the two games the Euro 2020 winners are playing. As the side begins its quest to defend that title, Gli Azzurri is playing a pair of South American opponents. Originally, Italy scheduled contests against Peru and Ecuador. […]

Italy

/ 84 days ago

Serie A clubs reject chance to sign Bernardeschi from Toronto

Federico Bernardeschi is staying in Major League Soccer as no Serie A side wanted to take him away from Toronto. Bernardeschi's frustration and struggles with Toronto FC contributed to why the Canadian club finished at the bottom of MLS. Toronto FC had just four wins from 34 league games. That includes losing 15 of the […]

Italy

/ 90 days ago

Serie A considers playing league games in United States

Serie A is considering expanding the financial incentives of sending the Supercoppa Italiana to league games. This season's edition of the Italian Supercup featured a four-team format for the first time with a miniature tournament in Saudi Arabia. The foreign Supercup raised the prize money in the competition to $25 million spread across the 20 […]

Italy

/ 92 days ago

Supercoppa Italiana to issue $25 million in prize money

The Supercoppa Italiana is playing out a four-team tournament with ample prize money in Saudi Arabia that concludes on Monday, Jan. 22. Defending Scudetto winners Napoli will face Inter Milan, which won the Copa Italia last season, on Monday. Now, fans know how much each team will take home in prize money when they return […]

Fiorentina

/ 95 days ago

Supercoppa: Saudi media confused why Juve and Milan left out

The 2023 Supercoppa Italiana officially kicked off on Thursday, Jan. 18. Although the annual tournament consists of top Italian Serie A clubs, the current iteration of the competition is taking place in Saudi Arabia. Soccer officials in the Middle Eastern nation reportedly agreed to host the tournament for a reported fee of $138 million. In […]

AS Roma

/ 98 days ago

De Rossi makes sensational return to Roma as head coach

Roma has officially sacked veteran manager Jose Mourinho. The Serie A side currently sits ninth in the standings, having collected just one victory in their last six matches. Mourinho's final game in charge happened to be a 3-1 defeat to AC Milan at the weekend. The loss meant that the Portuguese manager recorded the lowest […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 102 days ago

Serie A set for huge overhaul affecting less popular teams

In the next seasons, Serie A could have fewer clubs, and a scheduled meeting will debate this suggestion. When it comes to soccer leagues worldwide, the Italian one is right up there with the best of them. The list expectedly includes the Premier League, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga. Most notably, there are presently […]