Lazio

  • Inter Milan beat Lazio 4-1 in Javier Zanetti's final home match 11-05-2014 09:27 AM

    Milan: Javier Zanetti's last home match at the San Siro was celebrated with a win as Inter Milan beat Lazio 4-1 to all but guarantee a Europa League berth from the Serie A on Saturday. Zanetti will retire after 19 seasons at Inter, and the stadium was sold out as...
  • Chelsea loan Kakuta to Italian club Lazio 01-02-2014 08:23 AM

    London: Chelsea's French winger Gael Kakuta has joined Lazio on loan until the end of the season, the English Premier League club said on their website (www.chelseafc.com) Friday. It will be France Under-21 international Kakuta's fifth loan spell away from Stamford Bridge having previously spent time with Fulham, Bolton Wanderers,...
  • 10-man Juventus held to 1-1 at Lazio in Serie A 26-01-2014 07:50 AM

    Rome: Gianluigi Buffon was sent off and Juventus were held to 1-1 at Lazio on Saturday, ending the two-time defending champion's 12-match winning streak in Serie A. It was the second disappointment this week for Juventus at the capital's Stadio Olimpico, after being eliminated from the Italian Cup with a...
  • Lazio sack coach Vladimir Petkovic for not being focused 12-01-2014 11:59 AM

    Rome: Lazio president Claudio Lotito said that coach Vladimir Petkovic had been sacked for not being focused on the club. Petkovic was fired for breach of contract following the Serbian's signing for the Swiss national team from July 2014, reports Xinhua. "The club never interfered with Petkovic's choices. We signed...
  • Bologna hold Lazio to 0-0 in Serie A 12-01-2014 08:48 AM

    Milan: Relegation-threatened Bologna held Lazio to a goalless draw in Serie A on Saturday in Davide Ballardini's first match in charge of the home side. Ballardini, who coached Lazio for half a season, replaced the sacked Stefano Pioli on Wednesday and immediately steered Bologna to only their second point in...
  • Match-fixing ban reduced for Lazio's Stefano Mauri 10-01-2014 11:07 PM

    Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri has had his match-fixing ban reduced from nine to six months by Italy's sports arbitration court, allowing him to play again from next month. Mauri was banned for six months in early August for failing to report match-fixing in the Lecce-Lazio Serie A match in...
  • Walter Mazzarri rues referee's decisions in Inter Milan's loss 07-01-2014 05:15 PM

    Rome: Inter Milan head coach Walter Mazzarri has suggested that the referee's decisions proved crucial in his side's 0-1 loss to Lazio at Stadio Olimpico. Miroslav Klose scored a late goal to give the home side all three points in a game Monday which, according to Mazzarri, was decided by...
  • Fiorentina beat 10-man Verona 4-3 in Serie A 03-12-2013 08:25 AM

    Milan: Fiorentina beat 10-man Hellas Verona 4-3 in an eventful Italian league game on Monday to boost their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League, while Napoli won 3-2 at Lazio to stay in touch with Juventus and Roma. Four of the goals came in the opening 15 minutes...
  • UEFA punishes Lazio with empty stadium order 05-10-2013 12:35 PM

    Nyon: UEFA has ordered Lazio to play a Europa League match in an empty Olympic Stadium because of further racist chanting by fans. UEFA says the Rome club was found guilty for its fans' "racist behavior" and displaying an "inappropriate banner" when it hosted Legia Warsaw on Sept. 19. The...
  • Juve's injured midfielder Claudio Marchisio faces five weeks out 19-08-2013 11:37 PM

    Turin: Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio will be out for up to five weeks because of torn knee ligaments and looks like missing Italy's World Cup qualifiers next month. He had to be replaced by Paul Pobga after 21 minutes of Sunday's 4-0 victory over Lazio in the Italian Super Cup...
  • We don't fear Juventus in Supercup: Lazio coach 16-08-2013 05:35 PM

    Rome: Italian Cup winner Lazio will be the underdog when they face two-time reigning Serie A champion Juventus in the Supercup on Sunday, but coach Vladimir Petkovic believes his side has nothing to fear. Juventus have won the Supercup five times and need one more victory to draw level with...
  • Sunderland come up with a bid for striker Floccari 14-08-2013 12:59 PM

    With just three days remaining for the start of the English Premier League, Sunderland have come up with a bid for Sergio Floccari from Lazio. According to report in Il Corriere dello Sport, manager Paolo Dio Canio is planning to add another player from Italy, before their campaign takes off....
  • Lazio captain Mauri banned for six months 02-08-2013 04:44 PM

    Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri was banned for six months by the Italian football federation on Thursday for his part in a match-fixing scandal. Mauri was one of eight players accused of rigging the Serie A games between Lazio-Genoa and Lecce-Lazio in May 2011 and for failing to report match-fixing....
  • Italian match-fixing hearing ends 25-07-2013 07:05 PM

    Rome: The two-day match-fixing hearing involving Lazio captain Stefan Mauri and seven other players, as well as three Italian clubs, has ended. The Italian football federation's disciplinary committee will now examine the evidence and is expected to pass sentence midway through next week. Prosecutor Stefano Palazzi has asked for Mauri...
  • Prosecutor asks for 4-and-a-half year Mauri ban in fixing trial 24-07-2013 11:32 PM

    A prosecutor in an Italian match-fixing trial argued on Wednesday for a 4-1/2 year ban for Lazio captain Stefano Mauri, who is accused with seven other players of sporting fraud. Prosecutor for Italy's soccer tribunal, Stefano Palazzi, said Serie A club Lazio should be docked six points and fined 20,000...
  • Lazio captain Mauri's match-fixing trial starts 24-07-2013 04:22 PM

    Rome: The match-fixing trial of Lazio captain Stefan Mauri, and seven other players, as well as three Italian clubs started on Wednesday. The charges against Mauri, Mario Cassano, Carlo Gervasoni, Omar Milanetto, Alessandro Zamperini, Massimiliano Benassi, Antonio Rosati and Stefano Ferrario include rigging games and failing to report match-fixing for...
  • Former England player Gascoigne charged with assault 21-07-2013 08:40 PM

    London: Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne was charged with two counts of common assault on Sunday, a prosecution official said. The 46-year-old former midfielder was also charged with one count of being drunk and disorderly following an incident at Stevenage railway station north of London earlier this month. Baljit Ubhey,...
  • Lazio, Genoa, Lecce face match-fixing trial 10-07-2013 08:01 PM

    Rome: Lazio, Genoa, Lecce and eight players, including Lazio captain Stefan Mauri, will face charges related to match-fixing, the Italian football federation said Wednesday. The federation said the charges include rigging games and failing to report match-fixing for two Serie A games - Lazio vs. Genoa and Lecce vs. Lazio...
  • Santos agree to sell Felipe Anderson to Lazio 26-06-2013 11:26 AM

    Italian club Lazio has snapped up Brazilian midfielder Felipe Anderson from Santos for 7.8 million euros after a meeting on Tuesday between Santos directors and Doyen Sports - an investment group that owns 50 percent of Anderson's economic rights. As reported by Xinhua, Lazio's technical director Iglie Tare and secretary...
  • Football clubs in Italy searched over tax evasion 25-06-2013 10:52 PM

    Rome: Naples prosecutors said on Tuesday they had ordered the search of dozens of Italian club offices as part of a tax evasion investigation relating to player contracts. Financial police were executing search warrants to seize documents from most of the 20 clubs in Serie A, including AC Milan, Juventus...
  • Lazio beat Roma 1-0 to win Italian Cup 27-05-2013 09:58 AM

    Rome: Senad Lulic scored in the 71st minute, giving Lazio a 1-0 win over rival Roma on Sunday night in the Italian Cup final. Lulic's goal came after goalkeeper Bogdan Lobont failed to clear a cross from Antonio Candreva, leaving the midfielder unmarked. Lazio have won four of the last...
  • Antonio Di Natale scores as Udinese beat Lazio 1-0 21-04-2013 10:19 AM

    Rome: A spectacular scissor-kick strike from Antonio Di Natale gave Udinese a 1-0 win over visitors Lazio on Saturday as they moved level on points with them in the Serie A fight for European places. The 35-year-old striker met Gabriel Silva's floated cross with a perfectly timed mid-air volley that...
  • Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 to move 11 points clear 16-04-2013 08:16 AM

    Rome: Juventus maintained their march to a 29th Serie A title as they beat Lazio 2-0 on Monday to move 11 points clear at the top of the table, with Arturo Vidal scoring both goals to end his drought. Vidal opened the scoring after just eight minutes, converting from the...
  • Hernanes, Totti trade goals as Rome derby ends 1-1 09-04-2013 05:15 AM

    Rome: Brazil playmaker Hernanes put Lazio ahead but later missed a penalty in a 1-1 draw with Roma in the city derby on Monday that left both clubs still battling for Europa League spots. Hernanes also fouled Miralem Pjanic to give away a penalty for Roma in the 56th minute...
  • Romania's Radu quits international game for club 06-04-2013 09:22 AM

    Bucharest: Highly-rated Romania defender Stefan Radu is retiring from international soccer at 26 to concentrate on his club career with Serie A side Lazio. Radu's agent Ioan Becali informed Romania coach Victor Piturca that the player was quitting the national side for personal reasons. "Mr. Becali already told you," left-back...