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Thursday March 5 2015
Pozzo: ‘Strama has my backing’

Andrea Stramaccioni has received public backing from Udinese President Gianpaolo Pozzo, amidst rumours of an ultimatum.

There was speculation that a failure to beat in-form Torino on Sunday could see the former Inter Coach relieved of his duties, but the Zebrette President has backed the tactician.

“In relation to the press reports of alleged ‘ultimatum’ from the President to the Coach Andrea Stramaccioni, Gianpaolo Pozzo explains that there is no ultimatum,” a statement declared on the club’s official website.

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Sunday March 1 2015
Stramaccioni 'furious' with Udinese

Andrea Stramaccioni was “furious” with Udinese after defeat to Cesena and cancelled their day off as punishment.

The Friulani were beaten 1-0 at the Stadio Manuzzi and risk being dragged back into the relegation fight.

“I expected more from the team,” Strama told Rai Sport.

“We started well, then seemed to settle for a point. You can’t do that in Serie A. It is unacceptable to concede a goal like that, as Alejandro Rodriguez was completely unmarked.

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Friday February 20 2015
Udinese 'disappointed' for Parma

Andrea Stramaccioni and Antonio Di Natale are “disappointed” Udinese’s game with Parma has been called off.

The Serie A fixture was supposed to kick off on Sunday at 14.00 GMT, but has now been officially postponed.

This is because Parma’s financial troubles mean the club cannot guarantee payment for stewards or security staff, so the Stadio Tardini would only be available behind closed doors.

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Sunday February 15 2015
Stramaccioni: 'Udinese got angry'

Andrea Stramaccioni blamed Udinese for “getting too angry” after a dubious penalty in their 1-0 defeat to Lazio.

Antonio Candreva decided the match at the Stadio Friuli with a chipped spot-kick after a nudge on Miroslav Klose.

“It’s a shame, because this penalty created so much tension in the squad that we got too angry to play properly,” Strama told Mediaset Premium.

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Sunday February 15 2015
Stramaccioni relishes Lazio test

Andrea Stramaccioni believes the clash with Lazio today is “the right opportunity” to test Udinese’s mettle.

It kicks off at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“This is an important game because it is the right opportunity to measure our progress. We can see how far we’ve come,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

Lazio have lost their last two on the bounce against Cesena and Genoa.

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Sunday February 8 2015
Stramaccioni: 'Harsh on Udinese'

Andrea Stramaccioni felt Udinese’s 3-1 defeat at Napoli was “excessively harsh” and they “played better in the first half.”

The Friulani had fought back from 2-0 down, but Cyril Thereau put through his own net.

“I think Udinese played better than Napoli in the first half, so going 2-0 behind was undeserved and losing 3-1 excessively harsh,” Strama told Mediaset Premium.

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Sunday February 8 2015
Strama: 'Udinese can scare Napoli'

Andrea Stramaccioni already scared Napoli once last month and warns Udinese are ready to do it again.

This Serie A tie kicks off at the Stadio San Paolo at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

These sides already met in the recent Coppa Italia Round of 16, when 10-man Udinese forced a 2-2 draw and only lost on a penalty shoot-out.

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Sunday February 1 2015
Stramaccioni: 'Udinese deserved more'

Andrea Stramaccioni felt Udinese “deserved the three points” from their goalless draw with Juventus.

The Friulani tested Gigi Buffon several times, while the visitors hit the woodwork with Roberto Pereyra.

“We took the best possible approach to this game and played with courage,” Strama told Rai Sport.

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Sunday February 1 2015
Strama: 'Udinese fight Juve to the death'

Andrea Stramaccioni warned Udinese “will fight to the death” against Juventus this afternoon. “We learned our lesson.”

It kicks off at the Stadio Friuli at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“I was clear with the team: we are going through an excellent period of form and this is why we must try to play our game,” said the Coach.

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Monday January 26 2015
Strama: 'Huge Udinese achievement'

Andrea Stramaccioni believes Udinese’s 2-1 victory away to Empoli was “a huge achievement.”

It was decided by a Silvan Widmer cross-shot that looped in off the inside of the far post, putting the Friulani above Inter and Milan in the table.

“This was a very important game, as we knew Empoli were to be feared on home turf,” Coach Stramaccioni told Sky Sport Italia.

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