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Benfica vs. Fiorentina: Adventures on the road with the International Champions Cup

After covering the International Champions Cup matches at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, I made the three hour trek north to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Not usually a fan of driving on Friday afternoons, especially from a major transit area like New York and New Jersey, I was unsurprised to find that my GPS showed a good amount of traffic between me...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adventures on the road with the International Champions Cup in New York/New Jersey

As any soccer fan will tell you, while watching your favorite club on television is pretty great, seeing their favorite club live, in the flesh, is a luxury. As I watched the thousands of eager fans stream into Red Bull Arena for the 2015 International Champions Cup (ICC) matches earlier this week, I was once again reminded of how amazing of an opportunity this tournament is for...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview with author and journalist Giancarlo Rinaldi about book 20 Great Italian Games II

June marked the release of Kindle best-selling author Giancarlo Rinaldi’s 20 Great Italian Games II. Since its release, 20 Great Italian Games II, has garnered praise from readers for its depiction of classic calcio and legendary players. 20 Great Italian Games II is the sequel to Rinaldi’s original book released in 2013. The original, 20 Great Italian Games, current sits in...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Italy forward Rossi won't rush return from knee injury

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi says he will not rush his return from his latest knee surgery. Rossi has been sidelined since undergoing a fourth operation on his troublesome right knee at the beginning of September. On Thursday the American-born forward says ''I have to respect all the timetables, without being in a hurry. We are working every day, we're...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giuseppe Rossi's 360-Degree Pilates Side Plank

Although Italian-American soccer player Giuseppe Rossi has been recovering from a knee injury for quite some time, recent reports point to him returning in as little as two weeks. The 25-year
Via Stack
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Italian coach Conte defends use of foreign-born players

ROME -- If Mauro Camoranesi was allowed to help Italy to the 2006 World Cup title, then why can't Eder and Franco Vazquez lead the Azzurri to glory in next year's European Championship? That's the philosophy that Italy coach Antonio Conte used Monday to defend his selection of two foreign-born players after being criticized by Roberto Mancini for the call-ups. ''I'm not the first...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Conte defends use of foreign-born players on Italy squad

ROME (AP) If Mauro Camoranesi was allowed to help Italy to the 2006 World Cup title, then why can't Eder and Franco Vazquez lead the Azzurri to glory in next year's European Championship? That's the philosophy that Italy coach Antonio Conte used Monday to defend his selection of two foreign-born players after being criticized by Roberto Mancini for the call-ups. ''I'm not the first...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Manchester United’s big money target real threat for Juventus

Manchester United’s big money target real threat for Juventus - originally posted on Soccerlens.com One of Italy’s fierce rivalries is set to renew hands on Friday night as Serie A leaders Juventus travel to Florence to take on Fiorentina for the first time in the 2014-15 season. Juventus have leapfrogged their rivals in recent years having won the Scudetto three times in the...
Via Soccerlens
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Serie A’s True Contender for Third Place Please Stand Up?

Will Serie A’s True Contender for Third Place Please Stand Up? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Faouzi Ghoulam’s cross floated in invitingly from the left flank as time ticked away for Napoli at Marassi. Gonzalo Higuain soared to meet it, but as fate would have it, the Argentine entirely missed the ball, tumbling to the turf. Instead, Duvan Zapata headed the sumptuous assist...
Via Soccerlens
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiorentina forward Bernardeschi to undergo surgery

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina striker Federico Bernardeschi is set to undergo surgery Tuesday on a fractured ankle. The club says Bernardeschi has a ''compound fracture'' after a collision during training on Monday. Fiorentina has not said how long Bernardeschi will be out, but the Italy under-21 international will likely be sidelined for three months. Mario Gomez returned from...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

After shooting, safety concerns for Napoli-Roma

ROME (AP) Security will be tight when Roma meets Napoli on Saturday for the first time since clashes that led to a fan's death from a shooting before the Italian Cup final in May. Roma fans have been barred from traveling to Naples for the game but there are still concerns of reprisal attacks. Napoli fan Ciro Esposito died 50 days after he was allegedly shot by Roma fan Daniele...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3 Players Of Serie A Gameweek 6

The polemic big match between Juve and AS Roma was the most important clash of Serie A day six. Bianconeri took home some contentious three points, after two penalty kicks give to Max Allegri’s side and the last goal by Leonardo Bonucci, in which Arturo Vidal is freeze in front of the goalkeeper. After the final whistle, AS Roma captain Francesco Totti, have used fire-eating words...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Serie A Matchday Six Preview

Serie A day six is the day of league leaders Juventus against AS Roma. The two major contenders for the Italian title are finally ready to battle face-to-face and provide us with more answers about who should be considered the favorite. Bianconeri and Giallorossi are the only two Italian teams playing in Champions League this season. Comparing last week’s European clashes, AS...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiorentina confident Giuseppe Rossi will make full recovery from injury

Fiorentina are confident Giuseppe Rossi will make a full recovery after the Italy international underwent successful right knee surgery last week. The 27-year-old striker, who had already undergone two operations to reconstruct cruciate ligaments in that knee, went under the knife in Colorado to repair a meniscus tear. Rossi is expected to be sidelined for at least four months. ...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy relying on young strike duo for Norway visit

ROME (AP) Italy will rely on a pair of young strikers for its opening European Championship qualifier at Norway on Tuesday. With Mario Balotelli dropped from the squad and Giuseppe Rossi out with knee problems, 24-year-old Ciro Immobile and 23-year-old Simone Zaza impressed in a 2-0 win over the Netherlands last week and should start again in Oslo. Italy coach Antonio Conte has...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi undergoes knee surgery for third time

Injury-ravaged Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi on Friday underwent knee surgery for a third time. The 27-year-old has had two reconstructions in as many years and his club have said he will miss up to five months after having more surgery. Rossi suffered the injury in training this week. "Fiorentina announces that Giuseppe Rossi was today submitted for surgery on his right knee...
Via Fox Sports
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rossi to be out 4-5 months after yet another knee surgery

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina says American-born forward Giuseppe Rossi will be sidelined for four to five months after yet another operation on his troublesome right knee. The Italian club said Friday that the striker underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair his meniscus but that the operation showed no ligament damage. It was Rossi's fourth operation on his right knee. He missed...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rossi to be out 4-5 months after knee surgery

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina says American-born forward Giuseppe Rossi will be sidelined for four to five months after yet another operation on his troublesome right knee. The Italian club said Friday that the striker underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair his meniscus but that the operation showed no ligament damage. It was Rossi's fourth operation on his right knee. He missed...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiorentina's Rossi to undergo arthroscopic surgery on right knee

Italy and Fiorentina have suffered a blow with news that striker Giuseppe Rossi will have to undergo further knee surgery. The Italy international hurt his right leg in training last month and tests revealed signs of excessive pressure being put on his right knee. The 27-year-old has already undergone two operations to reconstruct cruciate ligaments in the knee. A statement from...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rossi to have 4th operation on his right knee

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi will have a fourth operation on his right knee after suffering further problems. Tests last month revealed signs of excessive pressure being put on his right knee. On Monday, Fiorentina says Rossi has seen a specialist in London and will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee to try and diagnose the problem. The operation...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Serie A title hopefuls Roma pass early-season test, defeat Fiorentina

Roma came through an early test of their Scudetto credentials on the opening day of the 2014-15 Serie A season to beat Fiorentina 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico. Radja Nainggolan and ex-Arsenal man Gervinho scored either side of half time to get Rudi Garcia's side off the mark with three points at the first time of asking. Last year's runners-up handed competitive debuts to new recruits...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Conte

MILAN (AP) There is plenty of change in Serie A this season after a difficult and tumultuous period for Italian football. The pain in Italy began with the Italian Cup final in May, which was overshadowed by the shooting and later death of Napoli fan Ciro Esposito. It was hoped a good World Cup campaign would serve as a timely boost to a crisis-ridden country, but Italy was knocked...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiorentina's Rossi still having problems with troublesome right knee

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi is having more problems with his right knee, which has been operated on three times. Rossi has been out of action since injuring his thigh during last Thursday's training session. Tests Monday ruled out a muscle injury but revealed ''indications of overload on the right knee.'' Fiorentina adds that Rossi ''will undergo a period...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

More knee problems for Italy forward Rossi

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi is having more problems with his right knee, which has been operated on three times. Rossi has been out of action since injuring his thigh during last Thursday's training session. Tests Monday ruled out a muscle injury but revealed ''indications of overload on the right knee.'' Fiorentina adds that Rossi ''will undergo a period...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool transfer move for Fiorentina's Rossi dismissed by agent

The agent of Giuseppe Rossi has dismissed reports linking the Fiorentina striker with a move to Liverpool. It had been suggested that Rossi, who began his senior career at Manchester United, was among Brendan Rodgers' striking targets this summer after Loic Remy's move from Queens Park Rangers collapsed. The 27-year-old hit 16 goals in 22 Serie A appearances last season despite spending...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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