SAMPDORIA NEWS

Ciro Ferrara was pleased to end the seven-match losing streak with a derby victory. “I saw the Sampdoria that started the season.”
Sampdoria have seen the light after winning the Derby della Lanterna 3-1, but plunge Genoa to the foot of the table with a sixth straight loss.
Marco Borriello starts for Genoa in the desperate Derby della Lanterna, but Sampdoria’s Eder failed a fitness test.
Gigi Del Neri is determined to help Genoa win the Derby della Lanterna against his former club. “Sampdoria are in the past now.”
Ciro Ferrara’s job is on the line after seven straight defeats and he admits tomorrow’s Genoa derby “can never be a game like the others.”
Sampdoria Vice-President Edoardo Garrone wrote an open letter to fans ahead of the Genoa derby. “The team needs confidence.”
Sunday’s Sampdoria-Genoa tie will kick off at 20.45 local time as originally scheduled, it has been confirmed.
The ‘truce’ between Sampdoria ultras and the team has already crumbled after fans threw smoke bombs and fireworks at the training ground.
The tension is cranking up ahead of the Genoa derby and 15 Sampdoria ultras held a meeting with players and Coach Ciro Ferrara.
Sampdoria stopper Daniele Gastaldello has backed Ciro Ferrara to get them out of their current slump.
Sampdoria are in crisis after seven consecutive defeats and ultras staged a protest as the team bus returned to Genoa.
Gian Piero Gasperini still has reservations over Paulo Dybala, but Ciro Ferrara won't resign after a seventh straight defeat.
Palermo sent Sampdoria to a seventh consecutive defeat thanks to 18-year-old talent Paulo Dybala’s debut Serie A brace. La Joya won’t turn 19 until November 15.
Today’s lunchtime kick-off is a huge relegation dogfight between Palermo and Sampdoria, whose seasons are hanging by a thread.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo that today’s lunchtime relegation tussle with Sampdoria is “our only objective.”
Sampdoria face a gruelling journey to reach Palermo for Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off after their flight was cancelled.
Ciro Ferrara has hinted at “a different Sampdoria to the one seen recently” when they try to end a six-game losing streak in Palermo.
Sampdoria’s next three games will say a lot about the path their championship will take, says defender Daniele Gastaldello.
Sampdoria sporting director Pasquale Sensibile has promised fans that the club will ensure Serie A survival this season.
Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez went under the knife today after tearing the meniscus in his left knee.