Career will benefit from turbulent season, says Filippo​ Inzaghi
Career will benefit from turbulent season, says Filippo​ Inzaghi

 AC Milan`s Filippo Inzaghi believes his career will benefit in the long term from his turbulent first season as a Serie A coach.

Three own goals as Napoli slump to 4-2 defeat at Empoli
Three own goals as Napoli slump to 4-2 defeat at Empoli

Three own goals were scored as Napoli`s spectacularly inconsistent season continued with a 4-2 defeat at Empoli on Thursday, leaving them five points adrift of a Champions League qualifying place. 

Barcelona face Guardiola re-union; Sevilla face Fiorentina in Europa League
Barcelona face Guardiola re-union; Sevilla face Fiorentina in Europa League

The Champions League and Europa league draw were made on Friday in Nyon, Switzerland.

Italian clubs have good chance for earning silverware in Europe
Italian clubs have good chance for earning silverware in Europe

Italy's Serie A clubs have grabbed the oppurtunity to finally shine on European soil as it marks a sense of respite given their absence at the big stage in recent years. Italian domestic champions Juventus led the way in booking a berth in the semi-final of the Champions League and it was followed by the success of Fiorentina and Napoli who registered qualification for the semis of the Europa League.

Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis
Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis

Holders Sevilla sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Zenit St Petersburg in Russia saw them progress 4-3 on aggregate.

Sevilla`s road to Warsaw must go through Russia
Sevilla`s road to Warsaw must go through Russia

Sevilla put their Europa League crown on the line on Thursday with a treacherous trip to Zenit St Petersburg, while two of the other quarter-finals remain on a knife-edge but Napoli are all but qualified after routing Wolfsburg last week.

Zdenak Zeman quits as troubled Cagliari coach
Zdenak Zeman quits as troubled Cagliari coach

Zdenak Zeman has quit as coach of Serie A strugglers Cagliari, the Sardinian side announced on Tuesday.

Europa League: Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevilla down Zenit
Europa League: Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevilla down Zenit

Rafa Benitez worked his European magic again on Thursday as a rampant Napoli produced a superb display to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 in Germany in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Napoli president threatens to send players to training camp
Napoli president threatens to send players to training camp

Napoli president Aurelio Di Laurentiis has threatened to send his players to a training camp "for an unlimited period of time" if they do not improve between now and the end of the season.

QPR striker Eduardo Vargas out for six weeks, says agent
QPR striker Eduardo Vargas out for six weeks, says agent

 Queens Park Rangers striker Eduardo Vargas will be out of action for six weeks due to a knee ligament injury, the player`s agent said on Monday.

Italian Federation to investigate offensive banners
Italian Federation to investigate offensive banners

The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has opened an investigation into a banner displayed by Roma fans during Saturday`s 1-0 win against Napoli, president Carlo Tavecchio said on Sunday.

Pjanic fires Roma, Tevez on target as Juventus restore 14-point lead
Pjanic fires Roma, Tevez on target as Juventus restore 14-point lead

Carlos Tevez hit his 17th goal of the campaign and Roberto Pereyra added a late second as Juventus beat Empoli 2-0 in Turin on Saturday to restore their 14-point lead on Roma.

Miroslav Klose on target as Lazio keep tabs on Roma
Miroslav Klose on target as Lazio keep tabs on Roma

Miroslav Klose opened the scoring as Lazio secured a precious 3-1 away win at Cagliari to keep the pressure on city rivals Roma on Saturday as they battle for Serie A`s second automatic Champions League qualifying spot.

Miralem Pjanic gives AS Roma first home victory in four months
Miralem Pjanic gives AS Roma first home victory in four months

Miralem Pjanic`s first-half strike gave AS Roma a 1-0 win over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, their first home victory for more than four months.

Serie A: Napoli meet fading Roma in battle for Champions League spot
Serie A: Napoli meet fading Roma in battle for Champions League spot

The battle for a Champions League place should add extra spice to Saturday`s meeting of old rivals AS Roma and Napoli, yet the build up to the game suggests it could be played in a lukewarm atmosphere.

UEFA fines Turkish club Trabzonspor over hooligans
UEFA fines Turkish club Trabzonspor over hooligans

Turkish football club Trabzonspor has been fined 40,000 euros ($43,500) by European football governing body UEFA over its fans' rampant behaviour during the Europa League round of 16 match against Napoli of Italy.

Holders Sevilla handed Zenit test, Fiorentina face Kiev in Europa League quarters
Holders Sevilla handed Zenit test, Fiorentina face Kiev in Europa League quarters

Zenit St Petersburg will have to overcome a terrible record against Spanish clubs after being drawn on Friday against Europa League holders Sevilla in the quarter-finals.

Europa League: Fiorentina heap misery on AS Roma as Napoli, Dynamo Kiev advance
Europa League: Fiorentina heap misery on AS Roma as Napoli, Dynamo Kiev advance

Fiorentina tore apart Italian rivals AS Roma to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win that left their opponents` season in tatters and under-fire coach Rudi Garcia tottering on the brink of the sack.

Europa League: Record-breaking Sevilla, Everton, on top, Inter struggle
Europa League: Record-breaking Sevilla, Everton, on top, Inter struggle

Holders Sevilla, with a record-breaking 13 second goal, Everton, and Wolfsburg were all on top after Thursday`s Europa League last 16 first round ties.

 

Draw specialists AS Roma face top three scrap
Draw specialists AS Roma face top three scrap

AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia says they are now fighting just to qualify for next season`s Champions League after a run of eight draws in nine games left their Serie A title hopes in tatters.