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Tuesday June 4 2019
Eriksson: 'Lazio strongest in Europe'

Sven Goran Eriksson maintains his Lazio was “at that point the strongest team in Europe,” while he’s proud of Simone Inzaghi and Roberto Mancini.

The Swede was in Naples this evening to accept a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Football Leader event.

“I was in Italy for 13 years in different clubs. It was an extraordinary experience,” said Eriksson.

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Tuesday February 5 2019
Ronaldo leads Serie A birthdays

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo turns 34 on a day that sees other Serie A stars past and present celebrate their birthdates.

Ronaldo celebrates his first birthday as a Juve player, having arrived from Real Madrid in a €112m deal last summer - the highest ever paid by an Italian club and the highest fee ever paid for a player over 30 years old.

The five-time Ballon d’Or has capped his debut season in Turin so far with a more than respectable 19 goals in 30 appearances and a Supercoppa.

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Friday January 18 2019
Inzaghi to join Lazio pantheon

Simone Inzaghi is set to surpass Edy Reja as the Coach with the sixth most appearances on the Lazio bench with 132.

The Aquile visit Napoli on Sunday at 19.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

When Inzaghi takes to his seat, it’ll be his 132nd competitive match in charge, leaving behind Reja on 131 games.

This puts the former striker sixth in the all-time record books for the club.

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Saturday October 27 2018
Eriksson gets Philippines job

Former Lazio, England, Mexico and Ivory Coast boss Sven Goran Eriksson is back at work as the Coach of the Philippines.

The 70-year-old Swede shows no signs of slowing down his career.

FIFA announced that he was today appointed as the new manager of the Philippines national team.

It’s his fourth country as a Coach after England, Mexico and the Ivory Coast.

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Wednesday July 25 2018
Eriksson to take Iraq job?

Former Lazio, Roma and England boss Sven Goran Eriksson could be about to take over the Iraq national team, according to reports.

The Swede is currently a free agent, having left his most recent role at Chinese club Shenzen last month.

And Sky Sports reports that the 70-year-old has held advanced discussions with the Iraqi FA in Istanbul.

It is hoped that a deal can be struck by next week, which would see Eriksson installed as boss in time for a friendly with Palestine on August 4.

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Monday February 5 2018
Happy Birthday, Svennis

Today is the 70th birthday of Coppa Italia and Scudetto winner Sven-Göran Eriksson.

Words: Ramez Nathan

Eriksson had a short career as a player, retiring at the age of 27 as he was looked upon as an average defender, pushing him to start pursuing a managerial career.

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Friday January 26 2018
Lazio the savviest club in Serie A

Lazio are proof that austerity measures, smart transfer business and an inspired Coach can out-perform big-spending rivals, writes Emmet Gates.

To say Lazio are exceeding expectations would be an understatement. Following a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Udinese in the rescheduled game on Wednesday evening, the Aquile surged three points clear of Inter in third place. They’re in the Coppa Italia semi-finals and topped their Europa League group.

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Tuesday May 23 2017
On This Day: Milan back-to-back triumphs

Words: Peter Fernie

On this day in 1990 AC Milan defeated Benfica 1-0 in the European Cup Final to secure back-to-back triumphs.

Arrigo Sacchi’s side had won the trophy in Barcelona the previous year, hammering Steaua Bucharest 4-0. The triumph in Vienna sealed their greatness as the club collected their fourth European Cup.

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