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  • Serie A: AC Milan's winless streak stretches to four matches November 9, 2014

    Rome: AC Milan's winless streak stretched to four matches following a 2-2 draw at third-place Sampdoria in Serie A on Saturday, although the Rossoneri could at least celebrate promising young forward Stephan El Shaarawy breaking his scoring drought. El Shaarawy put Milan ahead in the 10th minute with his first goal...
  • AC Milan lose 2-0 at home to Palermo in Serie A November 3, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan lost 2-0 at home to Palermo and failed to move back level with third-place Sampdoria, who beat Fiorentina 3-1 earlier on Sunday in Serie A. Cristian Zapata scored an own goal and was at fault for Paulo Dybala's second as two goals in as many minutes consigned...
  • Sampdoria President apologises for racist remark October 27, 2014

    Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero apologised on Sunday after saying he told Massimo Moratti to "kick out that Filipino" in reference to Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir, in the latest racism gaffe to hit Italian football. "I did not mean to disrespect Mr. Thohir, the Inter directors or the people of the Philippines,...
  • Roma held 0-0 by Sampdoria, Parma suffer fifth consecutive defeat October 26, 2014

    Milan: Roma were held to a goalless draw at still-unbeaten Sampdoria as they missed the opportunity to move provisionally top of the Serie A table on Saturday. It was a case of second against third at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris but Roma were still reeling from Tuesday's 7-1 loss to Bayern...
  • Serie A: Juventus and Roma seek confidence boosts October 25, 2014

    After chastening losses in the Champions League, Juventus and Roma seek morale boosts at the expense of Palermo and Sampdoria in the Serie A this weekend. Roma can move provisionally top if they beat third-place Sampdoria on Saturday, with Juventus hosting Palermo a day later. Also, a resurgent Lazio will be looking...
  • Inter Milan star Icardi in double controversy April 14, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi was at the centre of two storms after scoring twice against former club Sampdoria on Sunday, one over his goal celebration and the other involving a refused hand shake. The Argentine opened the scoring in the 13th minute and infuriated his former team mates when...
  • Inter Milan beat 10-man Sampdoria 4-0 in Serie A April 13, 2014

    Milan: Mauro Icardi scored twice to help Inter Milan beat 10-man Sampdoria 4-0 in Serie A on Sunday and boost their hopes of qualifying for the Europa League. Icardi is living with the ex-wife of former team-mate Maxi Lopez, and the Sampdoria forward refused to shake Icardi's hand before kickoff. Walter Samuel...
  • Mihajlovic enraged by two-game ban April 2, 2014

    Rome: Sampdoria head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is furious after being handed a two-game ban. The Serb was found to hurl abuses at the fourth official and the referee during a 0-0 draw with Fiorentina on Sunday, reported Xinhua. "I learned with great surprise and disappointment that this touchline ban will not allow...
  • Juventus stay eight clear after 12th straight win January 19, 2014

    Rome: Arturo Vidal's double helped Juventus to their 12th straight league win with a 42 triumph over Sampdoria and saw the Italian champions restore an eightpoint lead at the top of Serie A. Antonio Conte's side moved on to 55 points from 20 games after taking the spoils from an entertaining...
  • Serie A: Sampdoria sack coach Rossi November 12, 2013

    Rome: Struggling Sampdoria have fired coach Delio Rossi, who is a former Lazio and Fiorentina coach, the Italian Serie A club said. Delio Rossi was sacked Monday after Sampdoria dropped into the relegation zone following their third defeat in a row Sunday at Fiorentina, reported Xinhua. Youth team coach Francesco Pedone...
  • Roma drop 1st points in 11 draw at Torino November 4, 2013

    Milan: Roma failed to equal the European record of 11 straight league victories to start the season as a goal from former player Alessio Cerci saw it held to a 11 draw at Torino in Serie A on Sunday for their first dropped points of the campaign. Rudi Garcia's side had...
  • Sampdoria beat 10man Atalanta 10 in Serie A October 26, 2013

    Milan: Sampdoria picked up their second victory of the season with a 10 win over 10man Atalanta in Serie A on Saturday. Atalanta, which had won three matches in a row, should have taken the lead on the stroke of halftime but Cristian Raimondi headed off the crossbar. Shkodran Mustafi headed Sampdoria...
  • Roma maintain perfect start, Napoli held to draw in Serie A September 26, 2013

    Milan: Roma maintained their perfect start to the Serie A season with a 20 win at Sampdoria on Wednesday and took sole lead of the table after Napoli were surprisingly held to a 11 draw at home to Sassuolo. Twotime defending champion Juventus' abject start to the season continued as they...
  • Cagliari and Sampdoria draw 2-2 in wild finish September 22, 2013

    Rome: Cagliari and Sampdoria drew 2-2 in a wild finish and Chievo Verona beat Udinese 2-1 in the Serie A on Saturday. Playing in Trieste due to stadium troubles in Sardinia, Cagliari were put in front by Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal in the 26th minute. That was the lone goal until...
  • Juventus to visit Sampdoria in Serie A opening round July 30, 2013

    Milan: Serie A champions Juventus will kick off their bid for a third straight title at Sampdoria, the only team they lost twice to in the league last season. The 201314 calendar was announced on Monday. Runnersup Napoli host Bologna on the opening day, AC Milan travel to newlypromoted Verona, and...
  • Sampdoria beat Juventus 32 in final Serie A game May 19, 2013

    Milan: Sampdoria became the only team to beat Juventus twice in the league under Antonio Conte as they secured a 32 victory over the newlycrowned Serie A champion on Saturday. Eder, Lorenzo De Silvestri and Mauro Icardi helped Sampdoria come from behind after Fabio Quagliarella had scored against his old...
  • Napoli spilt points with Sampdoria after a goalless draw February 17, 2013

    Milan: Napoli missed the chance to cut Juventus' lead to two points as they were held to a 00 draw at home by Sampdoria in Serie A on Sunday. Sampdoria had the better of the chances, notably through Gianluca Sansone, as Napoli were pegged back into their own half for...
  • Lazio move into 2nd after win; Roma thrash Milan December 23, 2012

    Rome: Lazio jumped ahead of Inter Milan into second place in Serie A following a 10 win at struggling Sampdoria on Sunday in the final Italian league action before the holiday break. The capital's other club, Roma, beat AC Milan 42 to end the Rossoneri's fourmatch winning streak in the league,...
  • Napoli could be penalised for matchfixing December 10, 2012

    Rome: Napoli went on trial for matchfixing on Monday and could be docked points after its former goalkeeper confessed to arranging the result of a game three seasons ago. The 'keeper, Matteo Gianello, confessed to prosecutors that he attempted to fix the match between Sampdoria and Napoli on May 16, 2010....
  • Juventus beat Bologna, 6th consecutive win for Inter November 1, 2012

    Milan: Defending champions Juventus scored a stoppagetime winner to beat Bologna 21 on Wednesday and extend their unbeaten Serie A run to 49 games, while Inter Milan recorded their sixth successive victory by beating 10man Sampdoria 31. Paul Pogba headed in the winner to cap an excellent game from the...
  • Chievo Verona trump highflying Sampdoria 21 in Serie A October 7, 2012

    Milan: Chievo Verona coach Eugenio Corini had a dream debut by guiding the Serie A team to a 21 win against highflying Sampdoria on Saturday. A horrendous mistake by Sampdoria goalkeeper Sergio Romero gifted David Di Michele a late winner. Cyril Thereau put Chievo ahead in firsthalf stoppage time, but...
  • Desperateforvictory AC Milan head to Udinese in Serie A September 21, 2012

    MILAN: AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri knows his team cannot afford another slipup at Udinese on Sunday if he is to keep his job. Milan have made a woeful start this season, winning only once and losing twice in Serie A the first time they have their opening two home...
  • Lazio edge Sampdoria on penalties, win Coppa Italia May 14, 2009

    New Delhi: The Biancocelesti are the Italian cup champions, following an intense victory in the final over Samp on penalties. First Half Lazio got this highly anticipated clash underway, in front of a packed house at the Stadio Olimpico in the Italian capital. They took no time whatsoever to move forward...
  • Sampdoria make Coppa Italia final despite Inter win April 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Inter won 10 on Thursday night thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but Sampdoria will meet Lazio in the final of the Coppa Italia after a 31 aggregate victory. Inter had a mountain to climb if they were to make it through to next month's final, having been thrashed 30 in...
  • Tenman Roma hold Sampdoria at Marassi March 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Giampaolo Pazzini's impressive form for Sampdoria continued as the striker hit a brace against Roma, but it wasn't enough as Julio Baptista scored two goals of his own, one of which from a controversial penalty. Struggling Sampdoria hosted a Roma side bent on revenge following their penalty shootout defeat...
  • Masterful Sampdoria teach Inter a football lesson March 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Antonio Cassano and Giampaolo Pazzini combined to silence Inter Milan and fire Sampdoria towards the Coppa Italia final. The home side finished the game with 10 men, but they take a healthy lead back with them to San Siro next month. Sampdoria have one foot in the Coppa...
  • Cassano inspires Sampdoria as AC Milan lose again March 2, 2009

    New Delhi: AC Milan's miserable form continues, as an inspirational Antonio Cassano led Sampdoria to a 21 win at the Stadio Ferraris. Milan came into this game desperately needing to win after their European debacle in midweek when they had crashed out of the UEFA Cup at the hands of Werder...
  • Juventus hit post thrice, held by Sampdoria February 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Juventus were held by Sampdoria in Turin, despite the lion's share of chances and possession. PreMatch News The Bianconeri as usual, were suffering from a whole host of injuries. Momo Sissoko and David Trezeguet were ruled out and Giorgio Chiellini started from the bench. Meanwhile, Vincenzo Iaquinta was suspended after...
  • Baptista brace sinks sorry Sampdoria January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Roma beat Sampdoria at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night 20 thanks to a fine double from Julio Baptista. Sampdoria took on Roma in the week nine catch up game. The last match for the Blucerchiati saw them register a draw against Udinese, while Roma recorded a draw against...
  • Materazzi headbutted once again January 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Italian defender Marco Materazzi, famous for being headbutted by Zinedine Zidane during the FIFA World Cup 2006 has been headbutted again. In a Serie A match between Inter Milan and Sampdoria on Sunday night in Genoa, Materazzi was headbutted by Sampdoria midfielder Gennaro Delvecchio on the chin. After a...