SAMPDORIA NEWS

Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo defends substitute Assane Diousse’s red card as an ‘error of youth’.
Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga praises the ‘real professional’ Antonio Cassano and Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo.
Sampdoria forward Eder says he’s ‘bitter’ about the 1-1 draw with Empoli, but is happy to have scored his 100th career goal.
Eder rescued a point for Sampdoria against Empoli in a 1-1 draw at the Marassi, following Manuel Pucciarelli's superb opener.
Antonio Cassano and Eder spearhead Sampdoria’s attack as they face Riccardo Saponara’s Empoli at the Marassi tonight.
Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano says they ‘respect’ Empoli ahead of their Serie A meeting on Thursday evening.
Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo says star midfielder Riccardo Saponara ‘needs no words’ ahead of their clash with Sampdoria.
Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino will reportedly leave the club in January, with Sampdoria and Bologna linked.
Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga admits his side “need consistency in results and performances.”
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero is considering legal action after allegations of tax evasion.
With Napoli wining eight of their last nine games they now share a Champions League place with four more clubs, as Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week Nine.
Sampdoria made short work of Verona, humiliating Hellas 4-1 with some well-taken goals.
Verona hope Giampaolo Pazzini can score against his former club Sampdoria and provide their first win of the season.
Andrea Mandorlini admits Sampdoria have “very good strikers,” but believes Verona can do well if they keep their shape.
Walter Zenga praises Sampdoria spirit and reveals he tried to bring Verona's Giampaolo Pazzini back to join Antonio Cassano.
Palermo boss Beppe Iachini gave Mauro Icardi his senior debut, but hopes the Inter striker won’t be on target tonight.
It’s reported Inter are looking to bring in a further four new signings in January, including Sofiane Feghouli of Valencia.
Roberto Stellone complimented Frosinone for their “deserved victory” against Sampdoria.
Sassuolo shocked Lazio and catch them in the table, while Genoa won a five-goal thriller with Chievo and Atalanta scored from a corner.
Follow all the action as it happens from the six Serie A afternoon games, including an unexpected title clash between Napoli and Fiorentina.