SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria have opened the doors for Antonio Cassano to return to the club – but not as a player!
Sampdoria defender Daniele Gastaldello has received a two-match ban, but Napoli Coach Walter Mazzarri only received a fine.
Sampdoria Coach Ciro Ferrara has congratulated his side on their performance against Napoli on Sunday, despite losing 1-0 to the Partenopei.
Daniele Gastaldello of Sampdoria has been banned for two matches after his dismissal yesterday, while nine others will miss Week 7.
Ciro Ferrara rues Sampdoria's inexperience, while Walter Mazzarri sees a matured Napoli.
Walter Mazzarri reveals he “studied Juventus and learned” how to squeeze past Sampdoria, then explains why he was so angry at being sent off.
Napoli earned a crucial title-chasing victory at Marassi, ending Sampdoria’s unbeaten record with an Edinson Cavani penalty, but they made hard work of it.
Napoli look to the Three Tenors for a very difficult trip to face Ciro Ferrara’s unbeaten Sampdoria.
Ciro Ferrara concedes facing hometown club Napoli is not a normal game, but he urges on-form Sampdoria to be “cocky” against them.
Walter Mazzarri is certainly not resting on Napoli’s laurels after a midweek triumph. “Sampdoria are potentially stronger than Lazio.”
Sampdoria's Ciro Ferrara is another Coach looking to put emotions to one side when he meets a former club this weekend
Sampdoria midfielder Gianni Munari has hailed his side after they came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Roma at Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday.
Zdenek Zeman insists he was happy with Roma’s performance in the draw with 10-man Sampdoria and defended Maarten Stekelenburg.
Inter suffered and lost Wesley Sneijder for their Verona victory, while Roma couldn’t beat 10-man Sampdoria.
Roma welcome back Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi as they face Sampdoria at the Stadio Olimpico tonight.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Michael Bradley back in the squad to face Sampdoria, but Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is still sidelined.
Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri and Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez have both failed in their appeals to have bans reversed.
Roma Coach Zdenek Zeman has hit back at Ciro Ferrara and Massimo Cellino in a typically forthright press conference.
Sampdoria boss Ciro Ferrara has spoken of his distaste for Zdenek Zeman ahead of Wednesday’s game against Roma.
Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez has apologised for picking up a suspension prohibiting him from featuring in the next two games.