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  • Arturo Vidal denies report he has been fined by Juventus Yesterday

    Arturo Vidal has denied reports that he has been fined by Juventus for indiscipline, describing them as "ill-intentioned", and said he is fully committed to the Serie A champions. The Chile midfielder, who underwent keyhole surgery on his right knee one month before playing at the World Cup, has struggled for...
  • Serie A: Juventus draw 1-1 at Sassuolo, Roma win 3-0 Yesterday

    Milan: Defending champion Juventus dropped their first points of the season as they were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by bottom club Sassuolo on Saturday and saw their lead at the top of the Serie A table cut to one point ahead of Roma. Sassuolo took a shock lead in...
  • Serie A: Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in fiery clash October 6, 2014

    Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in a fiery clash to take sole lead of the Serie A on Sunday as the capital side dropped their first points of the season. Leonardo Bonucci scored the winner four minutes from time with a screamer into the bottom left corner from just outside the area,...
  • Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli out for another month October 5, 2014

    Turin: Juventus and Italy defender Andrea Barzagli will be sidelined for another month after seeing a specialist on his injured right foot. Barzagli underwent surgery in July but has struggled since returning to training and is still in persistent pain. On Sunday, Juventus says Barzagli saw a specialist and a scan revealed...
  • Roma visit Juventus in top-of-the-table Serie A clash October 4, 2014

    The moods of Roma and Juventus couldn't be more different ahead of their top-of-the-table clash this weekend. Roma are euphoric following a hard-earned 1-1 draw at Manchester City in the Champions League while Juventus are despondent after conceding a late goal in a 1-0 loss at Atletico Madrid. But both sides bring...
  • Atletico out to prove they have firepower to challenge in Europe October 1, 2014

    Atletico Madrid's Champions League game at home to Juventus on Wednesday will be a chance for the Spanish champions to prove they have the firepower to challenge in Europe again this season. Diego Costa, top scorer for Atletico last term when they reached the final of the continent's elite club competition,...
  • Remarkable Destro goal upstages Totti, Juventus win again September 28, 2014

    AS Roma's Mattia Destro scored a remarkable goal from near the halfway line to complete a 2-0 Serie A home win over Verona and upstage talismanic team-mate Francesco Totti on his 38th birthday on Saturday. A goal kick from Roma's Morgan De Sanctis landed just inside the Verona half before Destro...
  • Roma and Juventus look to stay perfect in Serie A September 27, 2014

    It's business as usual at the top of the Serie A table as joint leaders Roma and Juventus have maximum points heading into the fifth round of fixtures. Juventus have yet to concede a goal and the three-time defending Italian champion visits Atalanta on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Roma host...
  • Serie A: Juventus and Roma remain level atop after easy wins September 25, 2014

    Rome: Arturo Vidal scored twice as Juventus comfortably beat Cesena 3-0 on Wednesday to become the first team in Serie A history to win their opening four matches without conceding a goal. Vidal converted a controversial penalty in the 18th minute. He then found the net from beyond the area in...
  • Serie A favourites Juventus and Roma already in control September 23, 2014

    Rome: Serie A is only three rounds old and title favorites Juventus and Roma already stand alone atop the table. Neither of the leaders have conceded a goal and both have also won their opening matches in the Champions League. Roma, who have scored one more goal than Juventus, visit Parma...
  • AS Roma beat Cagliari 20, pull level with Juventus September 21, 2014

    Alessandro Florenzi set up one goal then scored another as Roma pulled level with Juventus atop Serie A with a 20 win over Cagliari on Sunday. Florenzi provided the cross for Mattia Destro's opener 10 minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico then took a pass from Gervinho and found the target...
  • Serie A: Carlos Tevez leads Juventus to 10 win at AC Milan September 21, 2014

    Milan: Carlos Tevez's fourth goal in three matches helped Juventus win 10 at AC Milan on Saturday in the first highprofile matchup of the Serie A. In the 71st minute at the San Siro, Paul Pogba set up Tevez with only the goalkeeper to beat, and he expertly chipped it...
  • New league will lift Indian soccer, says Alessandro Del Piero September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Alessandro Del Piero's twoyear Sydney FC stint helped raise ALeague's profile and the former Juventus great is confident of making a similar impact as the face of the Indian Super League (ISL), which kicks off next month. After 19 trophyladen years at Juventus and the Australia sojourn, Del Piero...
  • Serie A: Massimiliano Allegri returns to AC Milan as Juventus coach September 19, 2014

    Milan: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri will make his return to AC Milan on Saturday, and the reception he receives from his former fans could be as interesting as the match. Allegri will return to San Siro for the first time in a competitive match since he was fired by AC Milan...
  • Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city on Wednesday September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Wednesday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League. The ISL will be held in...
  • Olympiakos stun Atletico 32, Juventus beat Malmo in Champions League September 17, 2014

    Carlos Tevez broke his Champions League duck as he scored twice to lead Juventus to a hardfought 20 victory at home to Malmo in their opening Group A fixture on Tuesday. Juventus struggled at times before Tevez broke the deadlock in the 59th, following good interplay with Kwadwo Asamoah. It was...
  • Champions League test for Juventus, Atletico Madrid September 16, 2014

    Milan: Juventus are back in the Champions League after an early exit in last year's competition, and Atletico Madrid are back after nearly winning it all. Juventus will face Swedish club Malmo in Group A on Tuesday. Atletico, which lost to Real Madrid in extra time in last year's final but...
  • Juventus beat Udinese 20 on Allegri's home debut September 14, 2014

    Milan: Juventus showed little has changed since Massimiliano Allegri took charge as they eased to a 20 win against Udinese on Saturday in the former AC Milan coach's home debut. Carlos Tevez scored in the eighth minute and Claudio Marchisio secured the points in the 75th to make it two Serie...
  • Juventus fighting injuries ahead of Udinese battle in Serie A September 12, 2014

    Rome: This weekend in Serie A, threetime defending Serie A champions Juventus have injury problems for their match against Udinese, Roma warm up for their return to the Champions League at promoted Empoli and AC Milan visit Parma. However, it's Simone Zaza who is the talk of Italy after leading the...
  • UEFA ponders Champions League seeding changes September 4, 2014

    Geneva: UEFA, the governing body of football in Europe, is considering how to change the seedings for the Champions League clubs, with one option guaranteeing topseeding to winners of highranked leagues. Currently, UEFA ranks clubs over five years of competition results, leaving national champions Manchester City, Juventus and Paris SaintGermain among...
  • I'm very enthusiastic about ISL adventure: Del Piero August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Italy's renowned World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero has called the Indian Super League football tournament an "adventure" and said he was "enthusiastic" about embarking on this new journey. "I'm very enthusiastic about this adventure. It fits perfectly with the way I chose to move forward since I left...
  • Andrea Pirlo out a month with bruised hip August 28, 2014

    Turin: Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo will miss the first month of the Serie A season because of a bruised right hip. Pirlo was injured in a preseason match and Juventus says a medical exam revealed a pulled tendon that requires 30 days to heal. Threetime defending champion Juventus opens the Italian league...
  • Conte departure from Juventus could alter Serie A August 28, 2014

    Rome: The Italian league opens this weekend with a full slate of matches, a couple key coaching changes and some notable absences. Threetime defending champion Juventus kick things off at Chievo Verona on Saturday, followed by an enticing matchup of runnerup Roma hosting Fiorentina, who are coming off a fourthplace finish. The...
  • Juventus turns to Massimiliano Allegri August 26, 2014

    Milan: Juventus were still celebrating their third straight Serie A title when Antonio Conte announced he was quitting the club. Less than 24 hours later, Massimiliano Allegri was revealed as his successor. "It was like a lightning bolt in a clear sky when I was called," Allegri said after signing a twoyear...
  • Juventus expecting tougher challenge in Serie A and Down Under August 8, 2014

    Sydney: Juventus expect a much tougher challenge in Serie A this season as they chase a fourth straight Scudetto, new coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday after the Italian champions landed in Australia for a friendly as part of their world tour. Allegri is overseeing his first preseason at Juventus after...
  • Carlos Tevez's father kidnapped, released after ransom paid July 30, 2014

    The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidnapped in Buenos Aires on Tuesday before being released following the payment of a ransom, according to local media. Reports said the footballer had initially looked to fly from Turin, where he is in preseason training, to Argentina on hearing the news...
  • Juventus to visit Chievo in Serie A opening round July 29, 2014

    Milan: Serie A champion Juventus will kick off their bid for a fourth straight title at Chievo Verona, while last season's runnerup Roma hosts Fiorentina on the opening day. The 201415 fixtures were announced on Monday and see new Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri return to San Siro to face former...
  • Juventus sign Argentine winger Roberto Pereyra July 25, 2014

    Juventus have signed Argentine winger Roberto Pereyra from Udinese in a 15.5 millioneuro ($20.8 million) deal, the Italian Serie A champions said on Friday. "Juventus Football Club can today announce that Roberto Maximiliano Pereyra has completed a move to the club after terms were agreed with Udinese on a oneseason loan...
  • I'm not heading to PSG, says exJuventus boss Antonio Conte July 24, 2014

    Rome: Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has dismissed reports that he is set to replace Laurent Blanc as coach of Paris SaintGermain, saying on Wednesday that the stories are "devoid of any truth". "I learned in a newspaper, while I was on holiday, that there was apparently contact between what was...
  • Juventus new signing Alvaro Morata out for seven weeks July 22, 2014

    Striker Alvaro Morata's 20 million euros ($26.97 million) move to Juventus has quickly turned sour after the Spaniard injured his knee in his first training session and was ruled out for seven weeks. The 21yearold, who completed his move from Real Madrid on Saturday, suffered a second degree injury to the...