Tag Archives: Serie A

Parma: Trophies won by bankrupt former Serie A club up for auction


Trophies won by former Serie A side Parma have been put up for auction  after the club went bankrupt. Creditors on behalf of the defunct club are selling a number of lotsincluding Uefa Cups won in 1995 and 1999, three Copa Italia trophies, a Cup Winners’ Cup and a European Supercup. Other lots include the Parma FC trademark, gym equipment and ...

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Milan announce Sulley Muntari contract termination


AC Milan have today confirmed that they have parted company with midfielder Sulley Muntari, with both parties terminating the Ghana star’s contract by mutual consent, as per the club’s official website. The 30-year-old tenacious midfielder joined Milan on loan back in January 2012 from rivals Inter, after playing the previous campaign on loan at Premier League side Sunderland. Muntari impressed ...

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Afriyie Acquah signs for Torino

Afriyie Acquah of Parma FC competes for the ball with Kamil Glik of Torino FC during the Serie A match between Parma FC and Torino FC (Image credit: Getty Images)

Serie A side Torino have signed Ghana international Afriyie Acquah from Bundesliga side Hoffeinheim on a four-year deal . The former Palermo midfielder spent last season on loan at Parma and Sampdoria as he helped Sampdoria finish 7th with 56 points. The announced the deal on its website on Friday morning saying: “Torino Football Club are pleased to communicate the ...

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Vincenzo Montella sacked as Fiorentina head coach

Sacked purple: Vicenzo Montella (Image credit: Getty Images)

Fiorentina have sacked head coach Vincenzo Montella and accused him of a “lack of respect”. Montella, 40, had two years to run on his contract but has been linked with Napoli and AC Milan after guiding Fiorentina to fourth in Serie A. Officials acted after accusing Montella of a lack of commitment. “We would have expected to see the coach ...

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Pogba is not a star, says Platini


The ex-Juventus ace feels his compatriot needs to score more regularly if he is to be considered a truly great player Former France international Michel Platini does not believe that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is on the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo because he does not score as many goals as the superstar duo. The 22-year-old Pogba ...

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Transfer Gossip: Berahino, Yaya Toure and Sterling


Inter Milan are poised to start the bidding war for Manchester City’s Yaya Toure with a £10m offer. Roberto Mancini is desperate to be re-united with the Ivorian midfielder and Inter bosses are willing to match his £220,000-a-week wages and offer him a coaching role at the club when he decides to retire. (Daily Star)   Manchester City are eyeing ...

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Juventus need point to seal title


Juventus need just a single point at Sampdoria to clinch their fourth successive Serie A title on Saturday and their out-of-sorts opponents seem unlikely to deny them. Samp have had a better-than-expected season but faltered badly in recent weeks, failing to win any of their last five games and seeing their chances of qualifying for the Champions League vanish. The ...

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Former Juve man Quagliarella sinks former team in Turin derby

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Torino came from behind to beat runaway leaders Juventus to secure their first Turin derby victory for 20 years. Juve would have wrapped up a fourth consecutive title with a win, coupled with a Lazio defeat, and led when Andrea Pirlo curled home a free-kick. Matteo Darmian levelled in style as he chipped the ball into the box with his ...

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Kwadwo Asamoah hits training after five-month absence

Asamoah with Pogba after Friday's training session at Juventus

Multi-talented Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah moved a step closer to returning to full fitness after completing his first field training session on Saturday. The 25-year-old Black Stars midfielder has been out of action for Juventus since November last year with a left knee injury that ruled him out of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Asamoah was expected to spend ...

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Juventus end Lazio run

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Carlos Tevez and Leonardo Bonucci confirmed Juventus dominance, ending second-placed Lazio’s run of eight straight wins. The Aquile had won eight on the bounce and leapt into second place, so another victory would take them within nine points of the leaders. It was also a precursor to the Coppa Italia Final on June 7. Stefan de Vrij, Marco Parolo, Stefan ...

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