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Tuesday October 17 2017
Rastelli: ‘Still a Cagliari fan’

Massimo Rastelli says “I’ll always be a Cagliari fan”, despite being sacked this morning.

The Isolani have lost their last four Serie A games in a row, and decided this morning that the time had come for a change.

“Fiercely proud of my work, I salute and thank everyone,” Rastelli wrote on his official Twitter page.

“I am a happy islander in my heart, I’ll always be a fan of Cagliari!”

Beppe Iachini and Massimo Oddo have been touted as potential replacements for Rastelli.

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Tuesday October 17 2017
Official: Rastelli fired by Cagliari

Cagliari have officially confirmed that Massimo Rastelli has been sacked, making him the first Coach to be fired in Serie A this season.

The Isolani have lost their last four games in a row, including a 3-2 defeat to Genoa at the weekend.

Reports began to emerge this morning that the tactician would lose his job, and the club have now confirmed his departure in an official statement.

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Tuesday October 17 2017
Report: Cagliari to sack Rastelli

Cagliari are believed to be on the verge of sacking Coach Massimo Rastelli, following four defeats in a row.

The Isolani were beaten 3-2 at home by Genoa at the weekend, continuing a poor run of form which has seen them slump to 13th in Serie A.

According to Sky, the board have taken the decision to fire Rastelli, with an official announcement expected later today.

Former Palermo boss Beppe Iachini is thought to be first in line to replace the outgoing Coach, with Massimo Oddo also being considered.

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Sunday October 15 2017
Rastelli: 'Cagliari can make decisions'

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli admits his position is in doubt after the 3-2 home defeat to Genoa. “The club can make its decisions.”

The Sardinians continue to struggle and were fortunate not to lose by a bigger margin this afternoon.

“I have not spoken to anyone from the club,” Rastelli told Rai Sport.

“I have been here for two and a half years, I have a good rapport with everyone and the club can make its decisions. It has that right.

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Tuesday October 3 2017
Rastelli: ‘I’m not under pressure’

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli insists “the club and the lads are with me”, despite five defeats in the first seven games.

The Sardinian side have taken six Serie A points so far this season, and they sit just three points above the relegation zone.

That had led to speculation that they could make a change on the bench, but the Isolani Coach is confident in his position.

“A Coach lives and dies on his results,” Rastelli told Gazzetta dello Sport.

“But the club and the lads are with me.”

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Saturday September 30 2017
Rastelli: 'Cagliari can test Napoli'

Massimo Rastelli assures Cagliari “will play our game” against Serie A leaders Napoli and has Leonardo Pavoletti in the squad.

It kicks off on Sunday at 11.30 UK time (10.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“We are going to Naples in order to play our game and test them,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Sunday September 24 2017
‘Chievo deserved the win’ – Rastelli

Cagliari boss Massimo Rastelli admits his side were deservedly beaten by Chievo this afternoon.

Two second half goals gave Rolando Maran’s team victory in Sardinia and consigned the Rossoblu to their second home loss in the space of four days.

Speaking post-match at the Sardegna Arena, the tactician expressed his belief that tiredness had played a part in his team’s performance and result.

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Sunday September 24 2017
Rastelli anticipates tough match

Cagliari’s Massimo Rastelli anticipates a tough match for his side against Chievo this afternoon.

The Rossoblu and Flying Donkeys have each performed as expected so far this season, occupying the 11th and 12th positions in Serie A after five games played.

And speaking ahead of the clash at the Sardegna Arena, the Cagliari boss admitted he knows what to expect from his opponents.

“Maran’s team have a very clear way of playing,” Rastelli commented.

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Sunday September 24 2017
Maran: ‘Heat will be tough’

Rolando Maran believes the Sardinian heat will be a factor when his Chievo team travel to face Cagliari.

The two sides face off this afternoon at the Sardegna Arena with the Flying Donkeys having taken five points from as many Serie A matches so far this season.

“The Cagliari game will be hard in terms of the adaptation,” Coach Maran told his pre-match Press conference.

“For the first time, we’ll be playing in higher temperatures compared to what we are used to.

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Sunday September 17 2017
Rastelli eyes mentality change

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli praised his side’s ‘change in mentality’ after a 2-0 win at SPAL.

Despite comfortably maintaining their Serie A status last season, the Sardinian side were beaten 14 times in 19 away matches.

However, today’s victory ensured they opened their account on the road this campaign.

“We need to keep going with this mentality,” Rastelli explained after victory in Ferrara.

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