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GIANLUIGI BUFFON RUMORS

Keeper Gianluigi Buffon set to agree Juventus contract extension

Long-serving goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is poised to sign a new contract at Juventus taking him through to 2017. The 36-year-old has been in Turin since completing a reported £23m-move from Parma in 2001, still a record amount for a goalkeeper. His current deal will take him to the end of the season, when he will be hoping to celebrate a fourth successive Serie A title. He then...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffon set for new Juve deal

Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to sign a new contract with Juventus, according to Sky Sports. The 36 year […]
Via Soccer News
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Carlos Tevez, Gianluigi Buffon combine to keep Juventus perfect

Carlos Tevez scored twice and Gianluigi Buffon saved a penalty as Juventus made it five wins out of five at the start of the Serie A season with a 3-0 success at Atalanta. The Argentinian opened the scoring in the 35th minute and doubled the lead in the 59th, but only after his goalkeeper had kept out German Denis' penalty. Substitute Alvaro Morata sealed the victory by heading...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Italy captain Buffon out of England game, with uncapped youngster in line to start

Italy captain Buffon out of England game, with uncapped youngster in line to start - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Gianluigi Buffon has failed to recover in time to be selected for Italy’s opening Group D match against England, with the 36-year-old injuring his ankle in training yesterday. The Juventus keeper, who has been a mainstay in the Azzurri starting XI for the past...
Via Soccerlens
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup Roundup: Uruguay attacked by ANTS; Buffon to miss England game?

World Cup Roundup: Uruguay attacked by ANTS; Buffon to miss England game? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Italy captain Buffon a doubt for England game They came from the Jungle…Uruguayans find Brazilian ants in their beds! ‘Rivaldo’s Gamble’: The next round of our prediction game! England to face a Buffon-less Italy in the sweltering depths of the Amazon? Italy...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Juventus' Buffon to miss Pescara match with flu

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has the flu and will not play in Saturday's Serie A match against Pescara. Buffon came in for heavy criticism following Juventus' 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal midweek. On Friday, Juventus coach Antonio Conte said Buffon had the flu after last week's win against Inter Milan &...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Juventus' Buffon and Vucinic to miss Napoli clash

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and forward Mirko Vucinic will miss Saturday's clash with Serie A co-leader Napoli. Buffon has a left thigh muscle injury that also forced him to sit out Italy's 3-1 win over Denmark on Tuesday. Vucinic, who has been Juve's top forward this season, has a fever. Both players were left off Juve's squad for the biggest match of...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffon sits out World Cup qualifier with Denmark

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has decided to sit out a World Cup qualifier against Denmark later Tuesday due to a left thigh muscle problem. Buffon sat out training Monday but coach Cesare Prandelli had said he still wanted to play. However, after a final test Tuesday morning, Buffon opted not to play. It's unclear if Buffon might also be at risk of missing Sunday'...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Gianluigi Buffon: “we were punished on our only mistake of the game”

Gianluigi Buffon, Italy goalkeeper I think we played very well, trying everything to win the game. We feel we will qualify if we manage to win the last game against Ireland. Unfortunately we should have scored more goals when we created a few chances in the first half. It’s a pity because we played really well in defence but they punished our only mistake of the game. However,...
Via 90Soccer
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffon makes emotional appeal to fans

Clearly angered with his treatment from the Italian media after being linked to a match-fixing scandal, Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has made an emotional appeal to fans ahead of the team's European Championship opener against Spain on Sunday. Reports surfaced last week regarding large payments from Buffon to the owner of a tobacco shop that is also a betting parlor. The...
Via Fox Soccer
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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