Insigne: 'Football saved me'
Napoli prodigy Lorenzo Insigne reveals what it’s like to play for your hometown club. “It’s different to playing football in any other town. Football saved me.”
Udinese peg back Schalke
Udinese continue to stutter in pre-season, although they held Schalke 04 to a creditable draw today.
Garrone: 'Will Cassano return to Samp?'
Vice-President Edoardo Garrone admits “Sampdoria fans ask me in the street why Antonio Cassano isn’t coming back, but we have to look ahead.”
Juve eye Astori for Bonucci
With Leonardo Bonucci facing a potential ban of three-and-a-half years, Juventus are targeting Cagliari defender Davide Astori.
Sampdoria confirm shirt numbers
Sampdoria have named their shirt numbers for the 2012-13 season, as new buy Maxi Lopez gets the prestigious 10.
Genoa confirm Lazio talks
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi confirmed talks with Lazio over numerous players, including Andreas Granqvist, Juan Pablo Carrizo and Francelino Matuzalem.
Giovinco: 'Strange' without Conte
Sebastian Giovinco hopes to get the Number 10 jersey and admits it is “strange” for Juventus to play without Antonio Conte on the bench.
RVP sparks transfer merry-go-round
Juventus, Arsenal, Manchester City, United Milan and Inter are locked in a transfer merry-go-round involving Robin Van Persie, Edin Dzeko, Alessandro Matri and Lucas Moura.
Destro: 'Watch out for Roma'
Mattia Destro is confident Roma “will certainly have a great season. It’s easier to score goals with Zdenek Zeman.”
Allegri satisfied with Milan
Massimiliano Allegri was impressed with Milan’s Boston performance when defeating Deportivo Olimpia. “The game went exactly as it should have.”
Napoli squad for Super Cup
Napoli have named their squad for the Italian Super Cup encounter with Juventus in Beijing, including Edinson Cavani.
Milan: 'Yanga-Mbiwa case closed'
Adriano Galliani warns “Montpellier turned down our offer and we cannot reach an agreement” for Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, so Milan are looking elsewhere.
Inter extension for Maicon?
There are reports Douglas Maicon could remain at Inter with a new contract that includes lower wages.
Friendlies: Parma win, Cagliari fall
In last night’s friendlies Bologna, Chievo, Parma and Atalanta secured wins, but Cagliari fell to a surprise defeat.
Conte sub Carrera enjoyed Juve debut
Massimo Carrera was on the Juventus bench for the first time as Antonio Conte faces a potential 15-month ban. “It was our last chance to practice.”
Lazio blast 'dishonest' Man City
Lazio vented their fury at “unfair” Manchester City for poaching player Vlad Marin. “Roberto Mancini acted dishonestly. That’s no way to behave.”
Juve name Super Cup squad
Juventus have named their 27-man squad for the Italian Super Cup against Napoli in Beijing, including Leonardo Bonucci.
Lazio go down to Galatasaray
Lazio lost another pre-season friendly, this time 1-0 to Galatasaray, but there were some improvements in the performance.
Sannino enjoys Palermo win
New Palermo Coach Giuseppe Sannino said he is satisfied with his side’s progress in pre-season following the 1-0 win over Hellas Verona.
Mazzarri disciplines tardy Gargano
Walter Mazzarri had to discipline Uruguayan midfielder Walter Gargano after he returned late to the pitch in the friendly match with Portuguese side Braga.
Golden Milan conquer Olimpia
Robinho and an Antonio Nocerino double confirmed the new-look Milan’s impressive pre-season form, as they pushed past CD Olimpia in Boston.
Pandev inspires Napoli victory
Napoli continued their impressive road to the Italian Super Cup by crushing Sporting Braga 3-1 thanks to a Goran Pandev brace.
Matri's Juve beat Malaga
Juventus prepared for the Super Cup by beating Malaga 2-0 with Alessandro Matri’s brace, but more importantly Massimo Carrera in Antonio Conte’s place.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
'Conte's dignity is priceless'
Antonio Conte’s lawyer reveals why the Juventus Coach took a plea bargain and then chose to fight the betting charges in a full trial. “His dignity is priceless.”
PSG prepare Maicon bid
Douglas Maicon is not a part of Inter’s plans, so now there are reports PSG are preparing an offer for the right-back.
Bonucci and Pepe case rests
Simone Pepe and Leonardo Bonucci’s lawyers explained why they are going to a full betting trial, but Simone Bentivoglio takes a 13-month plea bargain.
Fernandez fired up for Fiorentina
Matias Fernandez is excited to join Fiorentina and hopes “to continue the strong tradition of South Americans” with the Viola jersey.
Morganella apologises for racist tweet
Palermo defender Michel Morganella admits he “made a mistake” after being sent home from the Olympics for a racist tweet.
Official Torino and Napoli moves
Torino have officially signed Cesena defender Guillermo Rodriguez, while Napoli loaned Erwin Hoffer and Luigi Vitale.
Bonucci lawyer fights betting charges
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci is also set to go to a full betting trial after plea bargain negotiations failed, as his lawyers picked apart the Udinese-Bari evidence.
Terlizzi signs for Pescara
Newly-promoted Pescara have signed Christian Terlizzi on a two-year contract. “I’m happy to be back in Serie A.”
Estigarribia from Juve to Samp?
Sampdoria are on the verge of completing their transfer for ex-Juventus benchwarmer Marcelo Estigarribia.
Jose Angel signs for Sociedad
Jose Angel has made his loan move to Real Sociedad, but tells fans he is “happy to have been part of an important club like Roma.”
ADV: 'Aquilani to forget Montolivo'
Fiorentina patron Andrea Della Valle praised Vincenzo Montella and assured Alberto Aquilani will let them “forget about Riccardo Montolivo.”
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