Italian Serie A
Roma coach Rudi Garcia has vowed he will fight to clear his name after being banned for two matches for allegedly attempting to assault a steward.
And that is the sole piece of evidence the Lega have used to justify the suspension, which the Roma boss says he is going to contest.
"I cannot accept that somebody is trying to blacken...
Italy coach Antonio Conte would like to see more done by club coaches to ensure Italian players are getting more regular game time.
The former Juventus coach met with 15 of his colleagues from Serie A clubs on Tuesday and told them he wants to see more Italian talent on the field each weekend. If they cannot oblige, he has asked them to ensure the players he can select his squads from still get a good run-out each weekend to keep them in shape.
"I pointed out to them that, out of 23, only eight to...
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says football has become more about money than tactics and that individual quality counts more now than it ever did before.
In an interview with Italy's La Repubblica newspaper, Allegri suggested that if you do not have the best players in the world, even the best coach will have his hands tied. He said his role in the modern game has transformed, which is one of the reasons Italian football has been left behind.
Allegri argued that Serie A football still bases...