FIGC presidency candidate Tavecchio makes sexist remark

Carlo Tavecchio

FIGC presidency candidate Carlo Tavecchio has caused even more controversy after it was discovered that he once labelled women in Italian football as “handicapped”. La Gazzetta dello Sport discovered footage of Tavecchio in an interview on Italian television back in May this year and he made some unsatisfactory comments when comparing the More...

by Vito Doria | Published 7 hours ago
Demitrio Albertini
By Colm Mulcahy On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Albertini: Tavecchio has put Italy in a tough position

FIGC presidential candidate Demetrio Albertini has condemned rival Carlo Tavecchio for his recent racist comments that have sparked a row in the peninsula. The former AC Milan star is one of two candidates for More...

Carlo Tavecchio
By Colm Mulcahy On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Controversial FIGC presidential candidate to continue campaign

Carlo Tavecchio, frontrunner for the presidency of the FIGC, has refused to withdraw his candidacy following a racism row. A blazing row has erupted following the current president of the LND’s [National Amateur More...

Zdenek Zeman
By Forza Italian Football Staff On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Zeman: Tavecchio’s sentiment was correct

Cagliari coach Zdenek Zeman has weighed in on the furore surround FIGC presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio, indicating he was correct in his sentiment. Tavecchio has landed himself in hot water with FIFA as well More...

Carlo Tavecchio
By Forza Italian Football Staff On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Tavecchio’s racist remarks to be investigated by FIFA

FIGC presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio is to be investigated following racial remarks referring to African players. Tavecchio, who is favourite to become the new president of the Italian FA, when referring More...

Demitrio Albertini
By Joshuel Grech On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Albertini’s Five-Point Plan for FIGC President Campaign

Former AC Milan legend and FIGC vice-president Demetrio Albertini has publicly admitted to being interested in running for FIGC presidency following the resignation of former president Giancarlo Abete after Italy’s More...

Carlo Tavecchio
By Vito Doria On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Tavecchio: I do not accept racism accusations

FIGC presidency candidate Carlo Tavecchio has defended himself after making some racist remarks during a recent press conference. The 71-year-old made comparisons with Italy and England on how non-EU players are More...

Francesco Rocca
By Joe Vivo On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Roma legend emerges as potential candidate for Italy job

Roma legend Francesco Rocca has emerged as a potential candidate for the Italian national team coaching position left vacant by current Galatasaray coach Cesare Prandelli. Rocca spent 23 years coaching Italy at More...

Carlo Tavecchio
By Martin Carter On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Carlo Tavecchio expected to be named new FIGC President

Carlo Tavecchio is expected to be named the new FIGC President in the coming days. Born in Ponto Lambro, the 71 year-old is a member of the Christian Democratic Party and has been the deputy vice-president of the More...

Roberto Mancini City
By Martin Carter On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Former Inter coach favourite for Italy post

Roberto Mancini is the bookies favourite to become the next Italy coach following Cesare Prandelli’s resignation from the role in late June. Mancini recently left his role as Galatasaray coach by mutual consent More...

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