At least two men, one a fan and the other a police officer, have been shot in the lead up to the Coppa Italia between Fiorentina and Napoli in Rome. Outside of that, we don't know much at this point. The start of the match has been delayed while everything is sorted out.
Aurelio De Laurentiis, the owner and savior of the soccer club S.S.C. Napoli, is also a successful Italian film producer in his native country. So we can forgive him for his penchant for the theatrical. But mio dio, his reaction to next season's Serie A fixtures was one for the ages.
Alberto "Jimmy" Fontana and the rest of Novara football nation have waited 55 years for the opportunity to compete in Serie A, the top league in Italy. Their wait ended with a 2-0 playoff-promotion win on Sunday, and backup goalie Jimmy made the most of the moment.
A match between Termeno and Dro, two clubs in Italy's lower division, went to penalty kicks earlier in the week. A Termeno player's attempt hit the crossbar, and as the Dro keeper sprinted towards his teammates in celebration, the ball came down with enough backspin to carry it into the net. Termeno will advance to…
Sixteen people—including current Serie B/C and former Serie A players, including ex-Lazio captain Giuseppe Signori—were arrested today related to fishy results throughout Italy's leagues. We suppose this thing is a bit more common in Europe than it is here, but wow. This is the biggest match-fixing scandal to hit…
So big news recently if you're a fan of Italian soccer or gayness; a third-division player known only as 'Victory' has claimed that he has been paid for sex by 12 well-known Serie A stars, and that the encounters took place at the end of games in hotels and sometimes even in changing rooms.