Ascoli and Virtus Entella selected to join Serie B after match-fixing demotions


Ascoli and Virtus Entella have been selected to enter Serie B for the 2015-16 season. Entella were relegated via the play-offs to Lega Pro but will compete in the second division along with Ascoli after Catania were demoted for match-fixing while Teramo were sent back to the third division and lost their league title for the same offence. An official More...

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By Christopher Smith On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Genoa defender drops down a league to join Serie B side Livorno

Luca Antonini has signed for Serie B’s Livorno from Genoa in a move that sees him move down a league by choice. The Amaranto are coached by ex-Italy international Christian Panucci and have plans to return More...

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By Luca Gunby On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Scuffet: I rejected Atletico Madrid so I could develop with Udinese

Simone Scuffet revealed that he rejected a move to Atletico Madrid in 2014 so that he could continue to develop with Udinese. The 19-year-old goalkeeper also said that he was convinced to join Como on loan for the More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 14th, 2015

Cagliari sign Juventus striker with midfielder ready to move the other way

Juventus striker Alberto Cerri is set to move to Cagliari on loan. Juve are also in talks to sign the Sardinian side’s highly rated 19-year-old Ghanian midfielder Godfred Donsah. According to Tuttosport,¬†Cerri More...

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By Luca Gunby On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Serie B president intends to revive Anglo-Italian cup with German help

A new European lower league competition between teams from the English Championship, Germany’s 2. Bundesliga and Italy’s Serie B is reportedly being planned. Italian and English teams competed in the More...

Antonino Pulvirenti - Catania
By Marc Mayo On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Questioning of Catania owner begins in match-fixing case

The Italian football federation (FIGC) have begun their questioning of Catania’s owner Antonio Pulvirenti over claims he fixed matches. The airline entrepreneur, who has owned the Rossoazzurri since 2005, More...

Paredes Roma
By Marc Mayo On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Roma youngster reluctant towards Serie B loan move

A loan move to Serie B could be Leandro Paredes’ only route to consistent playing time, although the Roma midfielder is reluctant to move down to Italy’s second-tier. The 21-year-old was given a decent More...

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By Thomas Tague On Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Top lawyer slams timing of match fixing probe

Lawyer Antonio De Rensis has slammed the legal process behind the probe into the latest Italian football match fixing scandal. Calcio was rocked again by the burden of match fixing earlier this summer, as Catania More...

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By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Modena unveil Argentine legend as new coach

Serie B side Modena have unveiled their coach for the 2015-16 season, with Argentine Hernan Crespo taking the reins. After securing their status only in a playoff with Virtus Entella, Modena relieved twin-coaches More...

Antonino Pulvirenti - Catania
By Mike Roberts On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Five matches under scrutiny in Catania match-fixing probe

Five matches are under investigation as Catania face alleged involvement in the latest match-fixing scandal to hit Italian football. The Sicilian club’s president Antonino Pulvirenti is the central figure More...



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