Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second
Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has called for focus ahead of a trip to on-form Palermo that could prove decisive as his side continue their quest to secure Champions League football next season.

Goal-line technology cannot come fast enough for Serie A
Goal-line technology cannot come fast enough for Serie A

Serie A was hit by yet another controversy on Sunday which left both teams calling for the introduction of goal-line technology.

Carlos Tevez stars as Juventus rout Verona to extend lead
Carlos Tevez stars as Juventus rout Verona to extend lead

Carlos Tevez hit a brace as unstoppable Juventus stretched their lead over Roma to five points at the top of Serie A on Sunday after a 4-0 rout of Verona.

Serie A: Roma lose ground in title race after draw
Serie A: Roma lose ground in title race after draw

AC Milan transfer target Mattia Destro bundled home a second-half leveller in a 1-1 draw away to Palermo as Roma`s title hopes suffered a blow for the second consecutive week on Saturday.

Italian club Cagliari sack coach Zeman
Italian club Cagliari sack coach Zeman

 Italian Serie A side Cagliari have parted ways with head coach Zdenek Zeman, the football club announced.

Palermo reaping benefit of Maurizio Zamparini's faith
Palermo reaping benefit of Maurizio Zamparini's faith

Palermo`s notoriously trigger-happy president Maurizio Zamparini appears to be a changed man with his team enjoying a seven-match Serie A unbeaten run.

Genoa spurn chance for third place in Serie A
Genoa spurn chance for third place in Serie A

High-flying Genoa spurned the chance to move up to third place in Italy`s Serie A on Monday after being held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Palermo.

Paulo Dybala worth EUR40m, says Palermo chief Zamparini
Paulo Dybala worth EUR40m, says Palermo chief Zamparini

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has slapped a 40 million euro ($50m) price tag on Paulo Dybala as a number of top English Premier League clubs eye the Argentinian striker.

AC Milan stunned by promoted Palermo
AC Milan stunned by promoted Palermo

AC Milan`s six-match unbeaten run in Serie A came to an end in spectacular fashion as promoted Palermo ran out deserved 2-0 winners at a stunned San Siro on Sunday.

Patrice Evra out for a month: club​
Patrice Evra out for a month: club​

Juventus French international defender Patrice Evra will miss two crucial Champions League matches with Olympiakos after the Italian champions confirmed on Monday he would be out for a month with a hamstring strain.

Juventus put European problems behind them with Palermo win
Juventus put European problems behind them with Palermo win

Serie A leaders Juventus put their European problems behind them with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to a tame Palermo side on Sunday.

Juventus, Roma limp back to Serie A after Euro flop
Juventus, Roma limp back to Serie A after Euro flop

Juventus host Palermo Sunday looking to build on their slim advantage over Roma as both Serie A giants limp back to domestic duty following respective beatings in Europe earlier this week.

Antonio Conte defends Azzurri after `scant` Azerbaijan win
Antonio Conte defends Azzurri after `scant` Azerbaijan win

Italy coach Antonio Conte rejected criticism of his side following a "scant" 2-1 win over Azerbaijan that sent the Azzurri top of Group H in Euro 2016 qualifying ahead of an away clash with Malta on Monday.

Italian players hound referees, says Nemanja Vidic
Italian players hound referees, says Nemanja Vidic

Inter Milan defender Nemanja Vidic has admitted he is still getting used to the nuances of the Italian game, including seeing fellow players lobbying match officials for favourable decisions.

Brazilian defender Emerson set for Palermo move

Brazilian defender Emerson is set to join Italian Serie A side Palermo on loan, media reports said.

Attacking Australia off to Brazil with shocks in mind

Australia`s squad departed for the World Cup on Wednesday, convinced their attacking style can help them cause a shock or two in one of the toughest first round groups.

Sannino succeeds Zola at Watford

Former Chievo manager Giuseppe Sannino has succeeded fellow Italian Gianfranco Zola as manager of Watford, the English second-tier side announced on Wednesday.

Gattuso under investigation over match-fixing

Gennaro Gattuso, a member of Italy`s 2006 World Cup-winning side, was placed under investigation while four people were arrested in connection with a match-fixing scandal today, Italian police reported.

Mario Balotelli strikes twice to lead AC Milan’s 2-0 victory over Palermo

AC Milan never really had to step out of second gear as they cruised to a 2-0 win over Palermo at San Siro.

Italian senator, ex-minister to be tried for secret talks with mafia

Italian senator Marcello Dell`Utri, an ally of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, and former interior minister Nicola Mancino are among 10 people to be tried.