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Why Juventus fans have developed a Champions League obsession

Before Juventus began their 2018/19 campaign, the improbable news broke out in Turin: Cristiano Ronaldo had signed a four-year contract with Juve worth €100m. The former Real Madrid star was the Italian club’s great new hope and believed to be the final piece of the puzzle in the… 1,718 more words

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The Bianconeri's best: Five of the most successful coaches in Juventus history

The announcement that Massimiliano Allegri and Juventus will go their separate ways was not met with the shock normally reserved for such occasions.

One of the most successful managers of the modern era, the 51-year-old led Juventus to five consecutive Serie A titles and four Coppa Italia wins in five years in Turin, but his departure prompted a largely subdued reaction among fans. 1,168 more words

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Local Heroes: Atalanta’s 1962/63 Coppa Italia triumph

In the 1960s, the Coppa Italia lacked the lustre of some equivalent competitions abroad. There was no fanfare, no music and no important dignitaries to hand over the trophy. 1,120 more words

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The TGU Interview: Reliving Fiorentina's last glory with Nuno Gomes, Amaral, Mauro Bressan & Christian Amoroso

In a three-year spell from 1999-2002, Fiorentina went on an emotional roller-coaster ride that began with some high profile Champions League wins, featured a Coppa Italia triumph and ended in bankruptcy. 1,831 more words

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Roma vs. Inter (2010): When Claudio and Romanisti dared to dream

With only three Scudetti to Roma’s name, it is no surprise their fans descend into a frenzy when the Giallorossi are involved in a serious title challenge. 1,216 more words

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Massimo Bonini: The Juventus dynamo who became San Marino's greatest

During his tenure with Internazionale in the 2012/13 season, Antonio Cassano issued a scathing statement about bitter rivals Juventus. Cassano recalled how they had tried to sign him thrice in past but he had rebuffed them. 3,282 more words

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The TGU Interview: Igor Protti - Livorno's Footballing God

In a game where money speaks louder than loyalty, those whose names are inextricably linked to a club’s badge are treasured more than most. In Italian football, Diego Maradona at Napoli, Alessandro Del Piero at Juventus, Javier Zanetti at Internazionale, Francesco Totti at Roma and Paolo Maldini at AC Milan, all hold that honour. 1,475 more words

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