SAMPDORIA NEWS

Ciro Ferrara insists he does not feel “in the balance” despite Sampdoria’s five consecutive defeats as they prepare to face Atalanta.
Tempers are running high at Sampdoria after Coach Ciro Ferrara got into a row with a fan who asked him to resign.
Sampdoria are keeping faith with Ciro Ferrara and Vice-President Edoardo Garrone blamed the referee for “killing football” with their defeat to Inter.
Andrea Stramaccioni sees Inter “growing game by game” after fighting back against Sampdoria and climbing into second place.
Inter fought back from a goal down to defeat 10-man Sampdoria in a 3-2 Halloween thriller.
Antonio Cassano faces his former teammates this evening as Inter welcome Sampdoria to San Siro looking for a sixth straight win, but switch to 4-3-3.
Inter may have won their last five Serie A games, but Mimmo Di Carlo expects struggling Sampdoria to cause them problems this evening.
Andrea Stramaccioni tries to keep Inter focused on Sampdoria just days ahead of their clash with Juventus.
Sampdoria boss Ciro Ferrara has 'maximum respect' for Inter ahead of his side's trip to San Siro on Wednesday.
Sampdoria sporting director Pasquale Sensibile has claimed that his side have every chance of beating Inter when the two meet on Wednesday.
Ciro Ferrara tried to reassure Sampdoria and Ivo Pulga praised assistant manager Diego Lopez.
Inter leapfrogged into second place after their away win and nine-man Lazio’s tumble in Florence, while Parma conquered Torino to go seventh.
There is some good news at Sampdoria after Italian international Andrea Poli returned to full training.
Beppe Iachini has admitted that he still doesn’t totally understand why he was sacked by Sampdoria during the summer.
Roberto Donadoni is glad Amauri broke his drought, but Ciro Ferrara questions the referee.
Udinese beat Pescara despite being down to 10 men, but Sampdoria’s dismissal cost them in Parma and Chievo held Fiorentina.
Sampdoria lost their unbeaten run and are without a win in four, but Ciro Ferrara is sure “we’ll give it our all” to turn things around against Parma.
Sampdoria boss Ciro Ferrara says he’ll be happy with whatever result when former clubs Juventus and Napoli meet in Week 8.
Sampdoria got the better of Claudio Ranieri’s Monaco in today’s 2-0 friendly victory.
Ciro Ferrara wishes his former Under-21 players the best for tonight’s play-off, analyses Juventus-Napoli and reveals a Lorenzo Insigne secret.