# Italian Football

This year
# Potential
Adapting to Italian football, harsh words from Rooney and representing Ireland
Festy Ebosele is enjoying life at Udinese after moving to the Serie A club ahead of this season.
Last year
# Investor
Thierry Henry the latest big name to join Como's ambitious project
The former France star has become a shareholder at the Serie B club, who have recently signed Liam Kerrigan, Cesc Fabregas and Patrick Cutrone.
All time
# Comeback
Old dog, new tricks - how Gasperini went from 'sad and depressed' to Italian football's 'magician'
Atalanta’s Champions League fairytale simplifies the superb work their manager has accomplished in recent seasons.
# Milan derby
Romelu Lukaku's third goal in four games helps Inter earn bragging rights in Milan derby
Goals from Marcelo Brozovic and Romelu Lukaku saw Inter earn a 2-0 win.
# Italian Football
Juventus' Serie A title defence up and running with Parma win
Giorgio Chiellini scored the only goal for the defending champions.
# hint hint
'Soon to be continued': Lukaku teases Man United exit as Inter rumours continue
The Belgium international striker continues to be linked with a summer switch to Inter Milan.
# Dream Job
'A very long path through the lower divisions': Sarri says Juventus job is crowning moment
Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri was presented as the Serie A champions’ new manager on Thursday.
# sabbatical
Allegri to prioritise personal life and take a year away from football
The Italian was forced out of Turin after pressure mounted on his position following failure in the Champions League quarter-finals against Ajax
# Legend
Five-time Champions League winner Maldini lined up for new role with AC Milan
The former Rossoneri defender could be set to replace Leonardo as sporting director.
# Italian Football
Inter crushed by Napoli as Champions League race goes to the wire
Fabian Ruiz was the star for Napoli as they set up a grandstand final weekend to the Serie A season.
# Time to say goodbye
Ramsey ruled out for the rest of the season as Arsenal career ends in Naples
The Welshman has played his last game for the Gunners ahead of his move to Juventus this summer.
# Staying Put
Ronaldo '1,000%' committed for next season as Juventus claim eighth successive title
The 34-year-old is now the only player to secure league titles in England, Spain and Italy.
# on ice
Koulibaly scores twice as Napoli delay Juventus' title celebrations
Juve need just a point to seal an eighth consecutive Serie A title.
# Italian Football
Inter hold off Frosinone comeback to strengthen Champions League bid
Radja Nainggolan, Ivan Perisic and Matias Vecino helped Inter to a 3-1 win tonight.
# clarification
'My words have been clearly misunderstood' - Bonucci rows back on Kean abuse comments
The Juventus defender said the 19-year-old should take some blame for the alleged racist abuse he suffered on Tuesday night.
# Italian Football
Ranieri off to a winning start as 10-man Roma maintain Champions League push
The former Leicester boss oversaw a 2-1 win over Empoli this evening.
# title race
Juventus put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli
The Italian giants stretched their lead at the top of the Serie A to 16 points.
# legacy
'There are things I hold onto dearly - her class, her accent and her beautiful smile'
Italian football legend Carolina Morace pays tribute to her late friend Anne O’Brien, a pioneering, revolutionary but unheralded icon.
# Superstar
'Football was her life - it was all she ever wanted to do': The revolutionary and unheralded Irish icon
Anne O’Brien was still a teenager when she made history and signed for Stade de Reims. The rest of her story is even more remarkable.
# Goal Machine
35-year-old Quagliarella equals Batistuta's 1994 record to leapfrog Ronaldo as Serie A top scorer
The Sampdoria veteran is in the form of his life and has now scored in 11 consecutive games.
# Naples
Callejon and Milik on target as Ancelotti's Napoli keep pressure on Juventus
First-half goals from Jose Callejon and Arkadiusz Milik saw Napoli beat Lazio on Sunday.
# Not interested
'I am happy at Juventus': Allegri dismisses speculation linking him to Man United job
The Italian boss insists he is content in Turin, despite rumours he could be in line to inherit the hot seat at Old Trafford.
# Italian Football
Mandzukic adds to Roma's struggles as Juve restore eight-point lead
The Italian champions eased to victory tonight.
# In Demand
Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Ancelotti confirmed as new boss of Napoli
The Italian coach is returning to Serie A after nine years managing some of Europe’s top clubs.
# Derby d'Italia
Huge weekend in Serie A as the title race between Juve and Napoli is going right to the wire
The Old Lady, who have a one-point lead at the top, are away to Inter Milan, while Maurizio Sarri’s side face Fiorentina.
# Italian Football
Last-gasp Napoli keep Serie A title ambitions alive in dramatic fashion
Juventus remain four points clear at the summit.
# Italian Football
Roma end Napoli's 10-win streak to throw Serie A title race wide open
After Juventus left it late to beat Lazio, Edin Dzeko scored twice to put a serious dent in Napoli’s title hopes at the Stadio San Paolo.
# Drama
Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A
The club had lost all 14 games in their debut season in Serie A, but on Sunday earned a dramatic first point in stoppage time.
Ciro Immobile embarrassed high-spending AC Milan with a blistering ten minute hat-trick
AC Milan have much to learn if they want to become realistic title challengers in Serie A this season.
# thrilling
An absolute joy to watch and tactically absorbing, are Napoli set for a defining season?
Under Maurizio Sarri, the side offer up an absolutely outstanding style of play.
# dollarumma
Italy game interrupted after angry Milan fans throw money at Gianluigi Donnarumma
The 18-year-old is refusing to sign a new deal with Milan – the club that gave him his big break.
# Serie A
Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims
Juventus have also released a statement.
# Shame
Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running
Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was insulted on air during a live, post-match television interview.
# Howler
Oops! Remarkable Milan teenager Gigi Donnarumma had a moment to forget today
The teenager has been the Rossoneri’s first-choice goalkeeper for well over a year.
# staggering
A 7-minute hat-trick? Not a problem for one of Europe's most-wanted attackers
It’s now 22 league goals for Torino’s Andrea Belotti and a quickest Serie A triple in 17 years.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland at Euro 2016?
What an adventure it was!
# It's quizziness time
Quiz: Reminisce and test yourself on the glory days of Italian football in the 1990s
Those were the days.
# Hero
Gigi Buffon is on his holidays but still gave these kids a moment they'll never forget
He just couldn’t resist a kickabout in the park.
# acrimonious
'I think I understand now why he's called 'The Madman'': Lazio hit back at Bielsa
The colourful Argentine has claimed the Italian club’s failure to sign four players is why he quit after two days.
# el chino
This Serie A cult hero has officially announced his retirement
Alvaro Recoba hasn’t played since last year and the former Inter playmaker will walk away after a tribute match tonight.