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Wednesday August 30 2017
Roma send Gyomber to Bari

Roma are sending Norbert Gyomber to Serie B outfit Bari on loan with option to buy.

Both Sky Sport Italia and Sportitalia report that the deal is done and the defender will sign this evening.

It’s a one-year loan, but the option to buy will become an obligation if Bari secure promotion to Serie A.

The 25-year-old Slovakia international had just returned from loan spells at Pescara and Terek Grozny.

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Saturday August 26 2017
Official: Marrone loan to Bari

Juventus have officially loaned midfielder Luca Marrone to Serie B outfit Bari.

The 27-year-old had just returned from another temporary spell in Belgium with Zulte Waregem.

Marrone made 28 competitive appearances for the club last season, scoring one goal.

He had also been linked with a move to Genoa, but opted for more regular playing time in Serie B.

Marrone came up through the Bianconeri youth academy, but spent most of his career out on loan to various clubs.

These include Siena, Carpi, Sassuolo and Hellas Verona.

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Tuesday June 13 2017
Bari appoint Juve Coach Grosso

Juventus youth team Coach Fabio Grosso has officially signed on as the new tactician for Serie B outfit Bari.

The 2006 World Cup winner retired from his playing career in 2012 and has been working at the Juve youth academy since 2013.

He was assistant manager for the Under-19 side, then their Coach at that level before he was handed the reins of the Primavera team in 2015.

Bari announced they had agreed a deal with 39-year-old Grosso this evening and he’ll be presented to the media next week.

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Friday June 2 2017
Sassuolo to meet Nicola

Crotone Coach Davide Nicola is the latest candidate for the Sassuolo job, though Cristian Bucchi remains the favourite.

The Neroverdi need a new tactician, as Eusebio Di Francesco is negotiating his departure towards Roma.

While current Perugia boss Bucchi is still the number one choice for the club, they face competition from Serie B outfit Bari.

Now Tuttomercatoweb and Sportitalia claim that Sassuolo have set up a meeting with Nicola.

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Wednesday May 24 2017
Whatever happened to Nicola Ventola?

Today we celebrate Nicola Ventola’s 39th birthday, and wonder why Erick Thohir’s favourite Interista never quite turned out how he was supposed to.

Words: Edo Dalmonte

It is a well-known fact that many talented prospects don’t turn out, with the mental and tactical rigours of modern football often too heavy a load to carry. It hurts far more, however, when a player has the brains, the technique and the guts to go far, only for it to become clear that his body - and his luck - were never cut out for a career in the pros.

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Thursday April 27 2017
Ventura: 'I had a lively private life'

Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura admits he had a “lively private life, but settled down when I met my wife” – by which point he was 61.

The former Torino boss concedes he has difficulty telling young players off for partying considering his own approach.

“You have to be yourself at all times, even if when you are the CT of the Nazionale, every word you say is subjected to a vivisection,” the 69-year-old said in the Corriere della Sera magazine Sette.

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Saturday March 18 2017
Serie B: No stopping Spal

There’s no stopping Spal with a thumping victory away to Carpi, Frosinone thanked a Federico Dionisi hat-trick, Bari crushed and Verona scrape a point.

Click here for the full Serie B section, including results, fixtures and tables.

Ascoli 1-1 Cittadella

Litteri pen 51 (C), Gigliotti 65 (A)

Sent off: Iori 43 (C)

Avellino 1-1 Novara

Macheda 10 (N), Ardemagni pen 77 (A)

Brescia 1-1 Spezia

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Saturday February 25 2017
Serie B: Benevento 3-4 Bari!

The Serie B weekend started with a bang on Friday night, as Bari won a seven-goal thriller for Benevento’s first home defeat in over two years.

Stefano Colantuono’s Bari caused the massive upset to stall the minnows currently pushing for promotion into Serie A.

Brescia also made short work of Cittadella, who were down to 10 men for practically the entire match.

Click here for the full Serie B section, including results, fixtures and tables.

Benevento 3-4 Bari

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Monday January 23 2017
Castrovilli agent confirms Viola talks

Agent Michelangelo Minieri confirmed that Fiorentina ‘are in talks’ with Bari over young midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli.

The highly-rated 19-year-old has been tracked by the Viola for some time, and appeared for their youth side back in March 2016.

Now his agent has confirmed the reports that the two clubs are discussing a move for the player compared to Italy midfielder Marco Verratti.

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Monday January 23 2017
Fiorentina meet for Castrovilli

Fiorentina are reportedly close to a deal for 19-year-old Bari midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli.

The highly-rated youngster has been compared to Italian international Marco Verratti, and had previously been linked with a move to Juventus.

Castrovilli has been long-since admired by the Viola, who borrowed the player for the Viareggio youth tournament back in March 2016.

According to Corriere dello Sport, officials from the Tuscan club will meet with Bari today and could close a deal worth in the region of €1m.

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