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Five things that helped Juve win eighth straight Serie A crown

Italian giants Juventus claimed an eighth consecutive Serie A title on Saturday after a 2-1 win at home against Fiorentina.Here, we look at five things that helped the Turin giants lift a 35th Scudetto with five matches to spare, equalling the record for the earliest any team has won Serie A: RONALDO EFFECT Cristiano Ronaldo […]

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Juventus v Torino derby moved from 70th anniversary of Superga tragedy

Next month’s Turin derby between city rivals Juventus and Torino has been rescheduled to avoid overshadowing the 70th anniversary of the Superga air disaster, the Lega Serie A announced on Friday.The match will now take place in Juventus Stadium on Friday, May 3 at 1830GMT instead of Saturday, May 4 at 1300GMT. On May 4, […]

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Allegri does not want Juventus celebrations diluted

Juventus must not let Tuesday’s Champions League exit spoil their celebrations if they win the Serie A title on Saturday, coach Massimiliano Allegri said. Serie A appears to be little more than a consolation prize for the Turin side who have already established domestic dominance and had set their sights on winning the Champions League […]

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Juve’s Cuadrado faces long layoff after knee surgery

Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado has undergone successful surgery on his left knee, Serie A champions Juventus confirmed on Friday. The 30-year-old picked up the injury during Juventus’s 2-1 Champions League defeat to Young Boys in Switzerland two weeks ago. The club said Cuadrado “underwent an arthroscopic treatment .. which was perfectly successful” following meniscus and […]

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Roma desperate to avoid nightmare before Christmas at Juve

Embattled Roma travel to Turin on Saturday desperate to bring some Christmas cheer back to their beleaguered fans in the capital by pulling off an upset against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus. Unbeaten Italian champions Juventus have had a record-breaking start to the season since their blockbuster signing of Ronaldo in the close-season for 100 million euros. […]

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Inter welcome rejected Juventus CEO Marotta

Serie A giants Inter Milan on Thursday announced former Juventus supremo Giuseppe Marotta as their new Chief Executive Officer Sport. Marotta was recently ousted by Juventus following an eight-year spell as CEO in which he oversaw many of the club’s recruitment operations in a spell which reaped seven Serie A titles, four Italian Cups and […]

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Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins as Juve soar into last 16

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed the impact Cristiano Ronaldo was having on the Italian champions as the Portuguese star became the first player to achieve 100 Champions League wins in Tuesday’s 1-0 success over Valencia that clinched their passage to the knockout rounds. “Ronaldo gives us a sense of security and confidence,” said Allegri of […]

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We’re not robots – Higuain

On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty. Argentine Higuain had shrugged off a back injury to take on his former teammates after being loaned to AC […]