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Gennaro Gattuso hailed the ‘God of football’ after he lifted his first coaching trophy as Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to win the Italian Cup for the sixth time on Wednesday.

Gennaro Gattuso: There’s a God of football

Gennaro Gattuso hailed the ‘God of football’ after he lifted his first coaching trophy as Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to win the Italian Cup for the sixth time on Wednesday.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Maurizio Sarri targets first Juventus trophy against former club Napoli

Maurizio Sarri takes on his former club Napoli in Wednesday’s Italian Cup final looking for his first trophy as Juventus coach days before Serie A resumes after a three-month shutdown.
Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Gabriel Batistuta: Why I did not sign for Real Madrid and AC Milan

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

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The Six Nations rugby union match between Italy and England was postponed on Thursday, the latest high-profile sports event to be scratched from the international calendar due to the global spread of the deadly coronavirus.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother, Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, 65, has been rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke, newspapers in her native Madeira reported today.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother says she’s recovering after stroke

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother said on Thursday that she was “recovering well” from the stroke that brought the Portuguese star hurrying to her bedside in Madeira earlier in the week.
Fabian Ruiz fired Napoli to a 1-0 win over Inter Milan in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final on Wednesday at the San Siro.

Napoli beat Inter Milan to close in on Italian Cup final

Fabian Ruiz scored the only goal as Napoli shocked Inter Milan 1-0 in their Italian Cup semi-final, first leg tie at the Stadio Meazza on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic set for Italian Cup clash

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are set to go head-to-head in Thursday’s Italian Cup semi-final, first leg between Juventus and AC Milan at the San Siro.
Relegation-battling Lecce halted Napoli’s revival with a shock 3-2 win at the Stadio San Paolo on Sunday, their first Serie A victory at the venue since 1998.

Napoli collapse at home to Lecce

Gianluca Lapadula scored a double as promoted Lecce punished a wasteful Napoli who collapsed to a 3-2 defeat at home in Serie A on Sunday.
Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri set for Napoli return

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri said he expects an emotional return to his former club Napoli on Sunday as Lazio and Roma prepare for a derby clash in Serie A after both capital-city sides exited the Italian Cup during the week.
Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that a hand gesture he aimed at Atletico Madrid supporters during Juventus's 2-2 draw with the Liga side was not intended to offend them.

Cristiano Ronaldo misses Juventus cup tie

Cristiano Ronaldo was forced out of the Juventus squad for the Italian Cup game against Udinese in Turin on Wednesday evening by sinusitis, the club said.
Romelu Lukaku scored after just 21 seconds as he bagged a brace in a 4-1 thumping of Cagliari that fired Inter Milan into the last eight of the Italian Cup, while Lazio and Napoli are set for a quarter-final clash after easing past second-tier opposition.

Romelu Lukaku brace sends Inter into Italian Cup quarters as Lazio draw Napoli

Romelu Lukaku scored after just 21 seconds as he bagged a brace in a 4-1 thumping of Cagliari that fired Inter Milan into the last eight of the Italian Cup, while Lazio and Napoli are set for a quarter-final clash after easing past second-tier opposition.
Barcelona legend Thiago Motta’s experience on the Genoa bench is at its end. After being confirmed despite the derby against Sampdoria, the coach will pay for the 4-0 defeat against Inter with his position.

Genoa to sack Barcelona legend for Diego Lope

Barcelona legend Thiago Motta’s experience on the Genoa bench is at its end. After being confirmed despite the derby against Sampdoria, the coach will pay for the 4-0 defeat against Inter with his position.
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri

Max Allegri inducted into Italian Football Hall of Fame

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri has been inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.

Napoli’s Marek Hamsik agrees move to Chinese side Dalian Yifang

Napoli captain Marek Hamsik has agreed a move to Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Max Allegri: Cristiano Ronaldo calm over police request for DNA in rape case

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘very calm’ amid the latest developments in his alleged rape case with Police requesting for his DNA.

Ogenyi Onazi undergoes successful surgery for ruptured achilles

Super Eagles combative midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, who ruptured his Achilles in his club, Trabzonspor’s 4-1 win at home to Rizespor last Sunday, has undergone a successful surgery in Istanbul, Turkey.
Ogenyi Onazi

Ogenyi Onazi committed to playing for Nigeria

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has reiterated his commitment to the Super Eagles and says he is always happy to play for his country.
Juventus' Italian coach Massimiliano Allegri speaks during a press conference at the Juventus Allianz stadium in Turin on November 6, 2018 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group H football match Juventus vs Manchester. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Max Allegri: We’re alive, kicking and ready for next round

Massimiliano Allegri dismissed reports his side were like the walking dead, warning that Juventus are ready to achieve their first target of the season by reaching the Champions League last 16 against Manchester United on Wednesday.

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