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Tottenham 1-0 Hull City: Contentious Soldado penalty sends Spurs fourth

Posted Monday, October 28, 2013 by Goal.com50 hits

The north Londoners struggled to break down Steve Bruce's men, who threatened from set-pieces, until the former Valencia stepped up to bury his third spot-kick of the season A controversial Roberto Soldado penalty earned Tottenham a 1-0 win against Hull City on Sunday, though the north Londoners had been frustrated by the Tigers until the Spaniard's late winner. Referee Michael Oliver pointe...Full Story »

Conte: Juventus not in crisis

Posted Friday, October 25, 2013 by YAHOO Sport39 hits

Juventus coach Antonio Conte has insisted that the Serie A champion is not suffering a crisis following its 2-1 Champions League defeat at the hands of Real Madrid on Wednesday evening. The Bianconeri are yet to record their first win in Europe this season, but Conte feels that his men showed at the Santiago Bernabeu that they have what it takes to compete with the very best, regardless of the ...Full Story »

Trapattoni advises Conte to build Juventus dynasty

Posted Monday, October 14, 2013 by YAHOO Sport49 hits

Conte, who played under Trapattoni for the Bianconeri, has guided the Turin club to successive Serie A titles since returning in a managerial capacity in May 2011. The 44-year-old former Italy international has recently been named in the media as a possible successor to Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. But Trapattoni believes Conte is well placed to enjoy more success domestically and in Europe if he ...Full Story »

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Betis preview - Mel content with Betis form

Posted Thursday, September 26, 2013 by PA725 hits

Real Betis coach Pepe Mel insisted he was pleased with his team's progress, despite an irregular start to the season, ahead of Thursday's Primera Division trip to Athletic Bilbao. The Andalusians, who finished sixth in La Liga last term, have won just one game so far, and have just five points from a possible 15. Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Wednesday, Mel said: "The team are ...Full Story »

Conte: Juventus not reliant on Tevez

Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by YAHOO Sport75 hits

Antonio Conte says Juventus is not overly reliant on Carlos Tevez, citing the club's previous two Serie A championship victories as examples of success without the Argentine talisman. Tevez has scored four goals - three in Serie A and one in the Super Cup - since joining Juventus from Manchester City this summer, and netted the winning goal against Sampdoria before scoring the first in the 2-1 ...Full Story »

Juventus can make history' - Conte

Posted Sunday, September 15, 2013 by Goal.com49 hits

The trainer praised his side's spirits after they fought back to level against Inter and maintained Fernando Llorente still has a part to play in his team Juventus coach Antonio Conte believes his side can go on to make history in Serie A this season on the back of clinching a 1-1 draw at Inter in the Derby d'Italia on Saturday. Arturo Vidal cancelled out Mauro Icardi's opener almost immedia...Full Story »

Fulham vs West Bromwich(WBA) preview - Jol sees significance of contest

Posted Saturday, September 14, 2013 by PA171 hits

Fulham may have only played three Barclays Premier League games so far this season but manager Martin Jol believes Saturday's clash with West Brom is almost in the 'must-win' category. A win at Sunderland on the opening day has been followed by a home defeat to Arsenal and a 1-0 loss at Newcastle, meaning the Cottagers have three points going into the match. Although Steve Clarke's side sit bo...Full Story »

Juventus vs Lazio preview - Conte ready for hostile reception

Posted Saturday, August 31, 2013 by PA50 hits

Juventus head coach Antonio Conte is bracing himself for a backlash as Lazio arrive in Turin on a revenge mission. The Biancocelesti suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at their own Stadio Olimpico base in a curtain-raising Supercoppa meeting two weeks ago. But while reigning Serie A champions Juve laboured to a 1-0 win at Sampdoria on the opening weekend, Lazio showed they were made of stronger...Full Story »

Conte full of praise for hardworking Tevez

Posted Sunday, August 25, 2013 by Foxsports.com143 hits

Juventus manager Antonio Conte sang the praises of Carlos Tevez after the striker scored the winning goal against Sampdoria. Fresh from their thumping of Lazio in the Italian Super Cup, Juventus kicked off their Serie A title defence with a 1-0 victory over Sampdoria thanks to Tevez's strike in the 58th minute. Conte was pleased with Tevez's performance, in what was the summer signing's firs...Full Story »

Sampdoria vs Juventus preview - Conte wary of 'favourites' tag

Posted Saturday, August 24, 2013 by PA53 hits

Antonio Conte readily accepts his Juventus side are the favourites to retain the Serie A title - but he knows predictions do not guarantee prizes. The Juve head coach has reinforced the squad that claimed a second straight Scudetto by nine points from Napoli in May with prolific strikers Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente, while landing highly-rated Italy defender Angelo Ogbonna from Torino. A...Full Story »

Conte delighted with Supercoppa win

Posted Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by Foxsports.com72 hits

Juventus head coach Antonio Conte could barely contain his delight after the Bianconeri fired an early warning shot with a resounding Supercoppa victory over Lazio. The reigning Serie A champions did not hesitate in surging to a 4-0 win in Lazio's own Stadio Olimpico, with Paul Pogba, Giorgio Chiellini and Stephan Lichtsteiner building a matchwinning lead before Carlos Tevez scored his first ...Full Story »

Conte not out for revenge in Supercoppa

Posted Sunday, August 18, 2013 by Foxsports.com80 hits

Juventus head coach Antonio Conte believes his side have unfinished business as they prepare to tackle Lazio in the Supercoppa Italiana in Rome. The Serie A champions face the Coppa Italia winners in the capital city's Stadio Olimpico after the decision was made to restore the season-opening encounter to the peninsula after a two-year stand in Beijing. The Bianconeri have a formidable record...Full Story »

Tay content with Tampines' 'comfortable' lead

Posted Wednesday, August 07, 2013 by Foxsports.com187 hits

Tay Peng Kee was content after his Tampines Rovers side stretched their lead at the top of the Great Eastern-YEO's S.League with a 4-2 win over Courts Young Lions. Despite falling behind in Tuesday's top-against-bottom clash at the Jalan Besar Stadium after Iqbal Hussain opened the scoring in the 14th minute, the Stags overturned the deficit shortly after the half-hour mark thanks to quickfir...Full Story »

Conte braced for tough Scudetto fight

Posted Thursday, August 01, 2013 by Foxsports.com61 hits

Juventus manager Anotio Conte is anticipating a tough fight for the Serie A title this season with six sides capable of challenging for top spot. Juve will be gunning for their third straight Scudetto title this season after reinforcing their attack with the likes of Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente, but Conte is aware that his competitors have buffed up their squad over the summer as well....Full Story »

Jovetic too expensive for Juve - Conte

Posted Friday, July 12, 2013 by Goal.com102 hits

The Bianconeri boss has conceded defeat in the race to bring the Fiorentina striker to Turin and is happy with his attacking options Juventus coach Antonio Conte has admitted that Fiorentina star Stevan Jovetic is too expensive for his club. The Montenegrin attacker has been widely linked with a move to Turin for over a year, with Arsenal and Manchester City said to also be interested his se...Full Story »

Conte: Jovetic too expensive for Juventus

Posted Friday, July 12, 2013 by YAHOO Sport72 hits

Juventus coach Antonio Conte has admitted that Fiorentina star Stevan Jovetic is too expensive for his club. The Montenegrin attacker has been widely linked with a move to Turin for over a year, with Arsenal and Manchester City said to also be interested his services. However, Conte has admitted defeat in his bid to sign the Viola forward, adding that Serie A clubs cannot afford the player. "...Full Story »

Giroud backs Arsenal to be title contenders next season

Posted Thursday, June 13, 2013 by Goal.com111 hits

The France international believes team cohesion should allow Arsene Wenger's side to push the Premier League frontrunners next term, and hopes to establish himself in the side Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud insists the club will be challenging for the Premier League title next season. Arsene Wenger's side last won the league in 2004 and have been without a trophy in the last eight years. La...Full Story »

No rush for Madrid post; Zidane a contender

Posted Friday, June 07, 2013 by Foxsports.com203 hits

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has vowed not to rush into appointing a new coach, but acknowledged former midfielder Zinedine Zidane could be a contender. Paris St Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as the favourite to succeed the departed Jose Mourinho, who was named Chelsea manager on Monday after three years in the Bernabeu hotseat, although the French champions have made it ...Full Story »

Conte: Juventus signed Diego when I advised them to go for Robben

Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by Goal.com153 hits

The successful coach has recounted the story of how he told the current Serie A champions to go after the Dutchman rather than the Wolfsburg man Antonio Conte has revealed that he advised Juventus to sign either Theo Walcott or Arjen Robben in the summer of 2009, but then-sporting director Alessio Secco eventually opted to sign Diego from Werder Bremen instead. The former Siena boss was one ...Full Story »

Juventus must learn Inter lesson, says Conte

Posted Thursday, May 23, 2013 by Foxsports.com116 hits

Juventus manager Antonio Conte is keen for Juventus to keep evolving as a side, so they may stay one step ahead of their rivals. Wrapping up their second consecutive Serie A title earlier in the year, Juventus have begun planning for next season, with reports linking them to a host of strikers like Manchester City's Carlos Tevez, Real Madrid's Gonzalo Higuain and Fiorentina's Stefan Jovetic. ...Full Story »

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