Serie A http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25737/all en Soccer-Lazio cut Juve's Serie A lead again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-lazio-cut-juves-serie-lead-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Lazio further reduced Juventus' lead at the top of Serie A when they beat Atalanta 2-0 on Sunday while the champions were held 1-1 at Parma.</p> <p>Sergio Floccari and a Davide Brivio own goal gave Lazio the points while a late goal from Nicola Sansone allowed Parma to maintain the league's only unbeaten home record.</p> <p>Juventus, who have 45 points from 20 games, have seen their lead slashed from eight points to three by Lazio in two weekends.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-lazio-cut-juves-serie-lead-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Sergio Floccari Serie A Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:00:35 +0000 5733853 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/soccer-napoli-win-appeal-against-two-point-match-fixing-penalty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SERIE A SOCCER TEAM NAPOLI WIN APPEAL AGAINST TWO-POINT PENALTY IMPOSED FOR MATCH-FIXING - ITALIAN FOOTBALL FEDERATION</p> Serie A Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:45:42 +0000 5735759 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Cagliari to host Milan in Turin - official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/football-cagliari-host-milan-turin-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Cagliari will be forced to host fellow Serie A side AC Milan in Turin this weekend because of ongoing problems with their new stadium, officials ruled Thursday.</p> <p>Cagliari moved into their new Is Arenas stadium at the start of the season, but the venue has been dogged by problems ever since.</p> <p>The Sardinian side's bid to welcome a full house for the visit of Milan, one of Italian football's biggest draws, on Sunday was put in doubt midweek when a local mayor told radio of his concerns over safety issues.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/football-cagliari-host-milan-turin-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cagliari Geography of Italy Serie A AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:46:06 +0000 5749075 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Strugglers Siena stun high flying Lazio http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/soccer-strugglers-siena-stun-high-flying-lazio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 18 (Reuters) - Lazio were humbled in their attempt to take a stranglehold on third spot in Serie A when Siena climbed off the foot of the table with a confident 3-0 home win on Monday.</p> <p>Swiss forward Innocent Emeghara headed the Tuscans into a sixth-minute lead from Matteo Rubin's cross and the pair combined again to set up Alessandro Rosina for the second midway through the first half.</p> <p>Emeghara topped off an explosive display with a third after the break.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/soccer-strugglers-siena-stun-high-flying-lazio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Serie A Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:15:39 +0000 5759392 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Crunch time for Napoli as scudetto race heats up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-crunch-time-napoli-scudetto-race-heats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The battle for the Serie A scudetto and three coveted Champions League places reaches a potential turning point this weekend when the Italian league's top four sides meet in the space of two days.</p> <p>Napoli, who sit six points behind leaders Juventus after their scoreless draw away to Udinese on Monday, host the Turin giants on Friday hoping to relaunch a title bid which has stuttered all season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-crunch-time-napoli-scudetto-race-heats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Serie A Sport in Italy AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:45:41 +0000 5770294 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Conte urging Juve to refocus on title race http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/football-conte-urging-juve-refocus-title-race <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Juventus's joy at reaching the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in seven years will quickly be archived as they turn their attentions to defending their Serie A title this weekend.</p> <p>Juve reached the last eight of Europe's premier club competition with a dominant 5-0 aggregate victory over Celtic, helped by Wednesday's 2-0 success at home.</p> <p>Their progression was little more than a formality following their opening 3-0 success at Celtic Park and now the tie is over, coach Antonio Conte has urged his players to focus on domestic matters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/football-conte-urging-juve-refocus-title-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2008–09 Serie A 2009–10 Serie A Serie A AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:46:35 +0000 5776732 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Bologna preparing for Juve upset http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/football-bologna-preparing-juve-upset <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Juventus's hopes of taking another step towards a successful defence of their Serie A title could be kept in check by resurgent Bologna on Saturday.</p> <p>Antonio Conte's side hold a nine-point lead over Napoli with AC Milan sitting 11 points adrift in third place but four ahead of misfiring city rivals Inter.</p> <p>Although the smart money should be on Juve, who have lost away from home only twice this season, Bologna have been beaten only three times in 2013 and have won their past three games including a shock 1-0 win over Inter at the San Siro.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/football-bologna-preparing-juve-upset" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2004–05 Serie A 2011–12 Serie A Serie A AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 01:31:09 +0000 5784018 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Napoli look to cement second, Juve await title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/football-napoli-look-cement-second-juve-await-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Napoli have all but given hope of snatching the Serie A title from Juventus, but have no intention of giving up a coveted runners-up spot that would guarantee their return to the Champions League next season.</p> <p>With an 11-point cushion on Napoli and requiring only four points from their last five games, Juventus are virtually assured what would be their 29th league title, their second under coach Antonio Conte.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/football-napoli-look-cement-second-juve-await-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2007–08 Serie A 2009–10 Serie A Serie A AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:45:57 +0000 5825598 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Serie A's fight for Europe begins in earnest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/football-serie-fight-europe-begins-earnest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Juventus may have won their 29th Scudetto but the battle for Serie A's lower placings, and the rich pickings they could offer at the end of the month will begin in earnest on Wednesday.</p> <p>A full programme of Serie A action is on the cards and while Juventus travel to Atalanta knowing the Scudetto is theirs for the second successive year, for a handful of other clubs the season is far from over.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/football-serie-fight-europe-begins-earnest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2004–05 Serie A 2008–09 Serie A Serie A AFP Tue, 07 May 2013 01:00:46 +0000 5832182 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Cagliari foil Juventus' record bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/football-cagliari-foil-juventus-record-bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Newly-crowned champions Juventus were foiled in their record-breaking Serie A points bid when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Cagliari on Saturday.</p> <p>Juve secured their 29th league title last weekend but Antonio Conte's side had a new objective: beating the 91 points garnered in 2005/06, when they were stripped of their Serie A title for match-fixing.</p> <p>But that feat has now alluded them with this stalemate in which Victor Ibarbo's 12th minute goal was cancelled out by Juventus' Montenegrin striker Mirko Vucinic just after the hour mark.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/football-cagliari-foil-juventus-record-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Human Interest Serie A Sport in Italy AFP Sun, 12 May 2013 06:00:17 +0000 5836004 at http://www.globalpost.com Italian tax police search soccer club offices http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130625/italian-tax-police-search-soccer-club-offices <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rome, Jun 25 (EFE).- Italy's tax police carried out searches Tuesday at the offices of 41 professional soccer clubs, including Juventus and AC Milan, to collect documentation about player contracts.</p> <p>The operation was part of a probe, led by prosecutors in Naples, into alleged tax evasion, money laundering and racketeering, Italian media said.</p> <p>Besides Juventus and AC Milan, clubs facing scrutiny include other Serie A sides such as Napoli and Lazio.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130625/italian-tax-police-search-soccer-club-offices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Serie A Agencia EFE Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:03:28 +0000 5867050 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Italian Serie A table http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130825/football-italian-serie-table <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italian Serie A table on the opening weekend of the 2013-2014 Serie A season (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, total points):</p> <p>Napoli 1 1 0 0 3 0 3</p> <p>Inter Milan 1 1 0 0 2 0 3</p> <p>Roma 1 1 0 0 2 0 3</p> <p>Torino 1 1 0 0 2 0 3</p> <p>Cagliari 1 1 0 0 2 1 3</p> <p>Verona 1 1 0 0 2 1 3</p> <p>Lazio 1 1 0 0 2 1 3</p> <p>Juventus 1 1 0 0 1 0 3</p> <p>Chievo 1 0 1 0 0 0 1</p> <p>Parma 1 0 1 0 0 0 1</p> <p>Catania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <p>Fiorentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130825/football-italian-serie-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2007–08 Serie A 2009–10 Serie A Serie A AFP Sun, 25 Aug 2013 22:33:05 +0000 5917586 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Italian Serie A table - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130928/football-italian-serie-table-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italian Serie A table after Saturday's early match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):</p> <p>Italian Serie A table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):</p> <p>Napoli 6 5 1 0 14 4 16</p> <p>Roma 5 5 0 0 12 1 15</p> <p>Inter Milan 5 4 1 0 15 2 13</p> <p>Juventus 5 4 1 0 10 4 13</p> <p>Fiorentina 5 3 1 1 11 6 10</p> <p>Lazio 5 3 0 2 9 8 9</p> <p>Livorno 5 2 2 1 7 4 8</p> <p>Torino 5 2 2 1 8 7 8</p> <p>AC Milan 6 2 2 2 11 10 8</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130928/football-italian-serie-table-1st-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2008–09 Serie A 2009–10 Serie A Serie A AFP Sat, 28 Sep 2013 23:31:47 +0000 5947736 at http://www.globalpost.com Juventus sanctioned over anti-Naples chanting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/juventus-sanctioned-over-anti-naples-chanting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Serie A champions Juventus became on Monday the latest team to be sanctioned for anti-Naples chanting by their fans during a game, the Serie A league said in a statement.</p> <p>Serie A's disciplinary tribunal ordered both tiers of the South Curve at the Juventus Stadium to be closed for one home match for what was officially described as "territorial discrimination".</p> <p>However, the sanction was suspended for one year and will be implemented only if there is a new offence during that period.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/juventus-sanctioned-over-anti-naples-chanting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Serie A Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:17:08 +0000 5973271 at http://www.globalpost.com Italian Serie A results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131130/italian-serie-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italian Serie A results</p> <p>ROME, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results of the Italian Serie A on Saturday:</p> <p>Parma 1 Bologna 1</p> <p>Genoa 1 Torino 1</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> Italian Volleyball League Serie A Xinhua News Agency Sat, 30 Nov 2013 23:16:57 +0000 6005147 at http://www.globalpost.com