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Davide Astori funeral: Italian football pays its respects to tragic Fiorentina captain

Posted Friday, March 09, 2018 by hits

The funeral of Davide Astori has taken place in Florence Thousands of fans lined the streets while Astori’s team mates arrived at the Santa Croce church ahead of the 10am service. Astori was found dead in his hotel room ahead of Fiorentina’s Serie A clash with Udinese. He leaves behind long-term partner Francesca Fioretti and two-year-old daughter Vittoria. Fans fell silent upon t...Full Story »

Astori was a fantastic guy - Antonio Conte

Posted Monday, March 05, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com169 hits

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte paid tribute to "fantastic guy" Davide Astori, who he coached during his time in charge of Italy. Astori, 31, was found dead in his hotel room ahead of Fiorentina's match at Udinese on Sunday, with all Serie A matches consequently postponed. The cause of the defender's death remains unclear, but an autopsy is due to be conducted while the rest of the squad fly back...Full Story »

Chelsea 6 Qarabag 0: Davide Zappacosta strike lights up the bridge as Blues cruise to win

Posted Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by hits

Davide Zappacosta celebrates his maiden Chelsea goal How the Italian scored from 30 yards out on the right touchline only he really knows, but it was a strike to remember, however he did it. There seemed no danger in the 30th minute as he burst down with purpose and zest, but when the £23m signing from Torino connected with the ball it flew across goal-wards. It may have been meant as a ...Full Story »

Palermo 4 - 1 Frosinone: Palermo thrash Frosinone to ease pressure on Davide Ballardini

Posted Saturday, December 12, 2015 by PA36 hits

Under-pressure Palermo boss Davide Ballardini breathed a sigh of relief after his Rosanero beat Frosinone 4-1 at the Stadio Renzo Barbera. Edoardo Goldaniga got Palermo off to a flying start with his fifth-minute opener and the Sicilians were 2-0 up when Franco Vazquez won a one-on-one with Nicola Leali on 17 minutes. Paolo Sammarco halved the deficit by converting Federico Dionisi's spilled s...Full Story »

Udinese 0 - 1 AS Roma: Astori effort enough for Roma

Posted Tuesday, January 06, 2015 by PA36 hits

Roma edged Udinese 1-0 at the Friuli stadium on Tuesday afternoon to join Juventus at the top of Serie A. Davide Astori headed in the only goal of the game in the 17th minute with the Roma defender's effort hitting the crossbar and falling inside the line before bouncing out. Roma moved level on 39 points with Juventus, who host Inter Milan later on Tuesday, while Udinese - who are winless sin...Full Story »

Cagliari vs Palermo preview - Astori focusing on Palermo

Posted Sunday, January 27, 2013 by PA82 hits

Cagliari defender Davide Astori is considering leaving Italy for pastures new at the end of the season, but their clash against fellow Serie A strugglers Palermo is a more pressing concern. The 26-year-old has reportedly attracted the interest of Barclays Premier League clubs Liverpool and Southampton, but insists his sole focus is on steering Cagliari up the table and away from the bottom thre...Full Story »

Inter 2-2 Cagliari: Astori own goal gifts Nerazzurri a point

Posted Monday, November 19, 2012 by Goal.com53 hits

The Nerazzurri failed to make the most of Juventus' goalless draw against Lazio as they were held to a draw by a determined Rossoblau side to go four points behind the leaders Inter looked to make the most of their home advantage when they lined up to face a determined Cagliari side looking to rekindle the form they showed during their October fixtures. Two goals from Marco Sau looked to hav...Full Story »

Cagliari's Astori on standby for Italy

Posted Wednesday, June 06, 2012 by ESPN41 hits

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has revealed he will bring defender Davide Astori into the squad if he thinks Andrea Barzagli is a long-term injury risk.Barzagli suffered a calf injury in last week's 3-0 friendly defeat to Russia and has been ruled out for 20 days.That has meant the Juventus defender will miss the group stage and Prandelli admits he is now mulling over whether to bring in Astori....Full Story »

Report: Inter Youngster Davide Santon Set For First Start Of The Season Against Genoa

Posted Saturday, October 30, 2010 by YAHOO Sport41 hits

Davide Santon may start his first game of the season for Inter on Friday evening against Genoa, according to The full-back has made a series of appearances off the bench in Serie A and the Champions League, but has yet to be given a start by coach Rafael Benitez from the first whistle after spending a majority of the previous season on the sidelines due to injury. The highly-rated st...Full Story »

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