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Friday September 13 2019
Cassano starts sporting director course

Antonio Cassano, Sergio Pellissier, Alessandro Lucarelli and Elisabet Spina are among those starting the course to become sporting directors.

The course lasts 144 teaching hours and begins on September 16 at the Federation’s Coverciano training centre.

It is similar to the course that all tacticians are required to undergo before they can become accredited Serie A Coaches.

Among the names taking part in the first edition of the sporting directors programme are former players Cassano, Pellissier and Lucarelli.

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Friday July 5 2019
Pellissier given new Chievo role

Chievo have hired club legend Sergio Pellissier as their new technical director.

Pellissier retired from professional football at the end of last season, and it was confirmed on Friday that he would take charge of Chievo’s technical area.

The 40-year-old forms a new-look managerial team with ex-teammate Michele Marcolini, who was appointed Coach only yesterday.

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Friday June 14 2019
Good riddance, Chievo

The Flying Donkeys once won hearts as plucky underdogs, but Emmet Gates saw them become the epitome of mid-table mediocrity and a Serie A eyesore.

There was once a time in which Chievo conquered the heart and minds of football fans. There was once a charm to their story: the team from the northwest district of Verona, with a population of less than 5,000 people, that rose through the Italian football pyramid to make it to the top flight and not just play with the big boys, but beat them.

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Monday June 3 2019
Serie A 2018-19 Review: Chievo

Chievo Verona faced an uphill battle from the get-go and churning through three Coaches just made matters worse, writes Kieran Thomas.

You can read the full team analysis as part of our Serie A 2018-19 Season Review HERE.

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NEWS
Wednesday May 22 2019
Chievo sack director, hire Pellissier?

Chievo announced they have parted ways with director of sport Giancarlo Romairone and Sergio Pellissier could replace him.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the 40-year-old striker is set to be given a role with the Gialloblu after announcing his retirement from playing.

Romairone was with the Veronese club since 2017 and was relieved of his position in part due to their relegation to Serie B.

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Sunday May 19 2019
Pellissier departs with a Chievo point

Sergio Pellissier waved goodbye to Chievo, Serie A and his football career, but Sampdoria disappointed again, unable to defeat 10 men.

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Sunday May 19 2019
Campedelli: 'Pellissier Chievo President'

Chievo patron Luca Campedelli announced his proposal for club icon Sergio Pellissier. “He will be the Chievo President.”

The striker is retiring at the age of 40, having been part of the squad that earned its first ever promotion to Serie A back in 2002.

Today is his final game at the Bentegodi and the Flying Donkeys are retiring his Number 31 jersey.

“Sergio will be the President of Chievo. I think that is the role best suited to him,” current President Campedelli told DAZN.

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Friday May 17 2019
Chievo to retire Pellissier shirt

Chievo have unveiled their plans to give club legend Sergio Pellissier a suitable send-off, as he hangs up his boots at the age of 40.

The striker retires this summer and spent most of his career in the Chievo jersey, on their books from 2000 until today, taking them to their first ever promotion into Serie A.

With the final top flight game at the Stadio Bentegodi against Sampdoria on Sunday, at 11.30 UK time (10.30 GMT), the city of Verona wants to pay tribute to Pellissier.

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Monday May 13 2019
Pellissier: 'Emotional standing ovation'

Chievo legend Sergio Pellissier admits a standing ovation from the Inter crowd at San Siro was “one of the greatest emotions I’ve ever experienced in this sport.”

The striker turned 40 last month and has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

He came off the bench during Chievo’s 2-0 defeat to Inter and his introduction was met with a spontaneous standing ovation.

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Friday May 10 2019
Chievo's Pellissier to retire

Chievo captain Sergio Pellissier has announced that he will retire from professional football at the end of the season.

Pellissier confirmed his intention to hang up his boots at a Press conference on Friday.

“I didn’t make this decision in one day,” explained the 40-year-old.

“The President didn’t stop trying to convince me, but I think it’s the right thing to do. It’s only right that a new era should begin.”

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