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FIGC has come down hard on Palermo and Lazio’s Presidents for irregular transfer activity, handing Maurizio Zamparini and Claudio Lotito lengthy bans.
Massimo Moratti has suggested that Andrea Stramaccioni’s hopes of staying on at Inter next season hinge on qualifying for the Champions League.
Aurelio De Laurentiis is interested in taking Napoli to China this summer for as part of 2012-13 pre-season plans.
Sergio Gasparin has today been announced as the man to replace Pietro Lo Monaco at Catania and he joins the club immediately.
Ahead of the Derby della Sicilia, Palermo’s Fabrizio Miccoli has taken a swipe at Catania by downplaying their achievements this season.
The agent of Keisuke Honda has played down reports linking the CSKA Moscow man with Lazio.
Novara boss Attilio Tesser is thinking about upsetting Juventus at the weekend. “I could do with 12 players though…”
Walter Gargano and his agent with talk to Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon on Friday about the player’s future.
Mirko Vucinic is aware that Juventus will still have to fight for the title. “We have four battles ahead of us to win the war.”
Thiago Silva could return to the Milan side for this weekend’s game at Siena following a spell on the sidelines.
Amauri’s season is probably over after Fiorentina confirmed that he would be sidelined for around three weeks.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli checked up on the fitness of Antonio Cassano today as he visited Milan in training.
Roma striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has been banned for two games after his dismissal on Wednesday. Another 16 players have been given one-match suspensions.
Udinese have told clubs interested in boss Francesco Guidolin to forget about making him an offer. “He’s not going anywhere.”
Italian Football Federation chief Giancarlo Abete has no concerns about losing Azzurri boss Cesare Prandelli to Inter.
Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara was clearly delighted following Wednesday’s comprehensive 4-1 win over Scotland.
Reports from Japan are indicating that Lazio will renew their interest in Keisuke Honda once the summer transfer window opens.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte insists that Andrea Pirlo will continue to take penalties for Juventus.
Fabio Capello has denied contact with Milan – but opened the door for a return to coaching in Italian football.
Bologna’s Alessandro Diamanti hasn’t given up hope of making the Italy squad for the European Championship.
Fiorentina captain Alessandro Gamberini is being linked with a summer move to hometown club Bologna.
The battle for safety looks to be a straight fight between Lecce and Genoa. Can either take an advantage from promising Week 35 fixtures?
Marco Borriello has thanked Juventus boss Antonio Conte for the faith he has shown in him this season.
Amauri may have played his last game for Fiorentina after he limped out of Wednesday’s 2-1 win at Roma.
Marco Borriello deserved his goal in Juventus’ key 1-0 win over Cesena, says midfielder Claudio Marchisio.
Juventus’ Giorgio Chiellini expects Novara to be as tough to break down as Cesena were on Wednesday evening.
Parma team manager Alessandro Melli is hoping that the club can keep a hold of Sebastian Giovinco for one more season.
Fiorentina want to end this season as soon as possible so they can start on a new era at the Stadio Franchi.
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Bayern Munich have knocked Real Madrid out of the Champions League to reach the Final at the end of a dramatic penalty shoot-out at the Bernabeu.
Italy’s Under-21 side thrashed Scotland 4-1 in an Edinburgh friendly with Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne among those on target.
Gigi De Canio lost on his Genoa debut, but caused Milan quite a few problems and was denied a penalty.
Mario Beretta and Cesena say goodbye to Serie A after defeat to Juventus sealed their relegation.
Antonio Conte can practically taste the Juventus title after winning in Cesena. “The pen is on the table and we can write history.”
Massimiliano Allegri continues to believe Milan can win the Scudetto after scraping past 10-man Genoa.

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