Gian Piero Gasperini

Palermo’s managerial madness continues in Serie A

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Brian McDermott was sacked this week, which instigated a period of fawning from various media outlets about how badly the Reading manager had been treated. Not as if his side were close to relegation or anything. Instead, lets put this in perspective by looking at the managerial record of Palermo in Serie A, whose President [.

Palermo Sack Coach Gasperini Two Games After Rehiring Him, After First Sacking Him 19 Days Before That!

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By Chris Wright

Gian Piero Gasperini: A man well-acquaintedwith the exit door at theStadio La Favorita, and the entrance...

Did you follow that? Here it is one more time for those struggling to keep up: Roughly a fortnight after rehiring coach Gian Piero Gasperini to replace Alberto Malesani (who lasted three games at the helm) despite originally sacking Gasperini to hire Malesani,Palermo chairman Maurizio Zamparini has seen fit to sack Gasperini again after just two more games in charge at Serie A's bottom club.

Inter Milan

In search of the right manager

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Ben Lyttleton of Sports Illustrated wrote a great piece this past week on how professional clubs go about searching for new coaches.

When clubs do search for new coaches, there's often contradictory philosophies . Clubs often don't have a direct succession plan in place to replace coaches, and also often take the wrong advice or make decisions based on reputations.

Mourinho Advises Inter Against Villas-Boas

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Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has advised his former employees Inter Milan against hiring sacked Chelsea coach Andre Villa-Boas. Mourinho who still maintains a strong relationship with Inter President Massimo Moratti is reported to have warned the Inter chief against signing his former assistant.

Claudio Ranieri sacked hours after Moratti said he would stay

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Claudio Ranieri's gone, gone to the outside, looking in

Inter's body count now includes four coaches in the last 15 months as their struggles continue. Claudio Ranieri was the latest to be shown the door. Since Jose Mourinho left, Inter have gone through Rafa Benitez, Leonardo, Gian Piero Gasperini, and now Ranieri.

Wednesday Kickoff: Monterrey through in CCL, Ranieri safe at Inter and more

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Monterrey's quest to defend its CONCACAF Champions League title is very much alive.

Humberto Suazo scored two more goals as Los Rayados coasted to a 4-1 victory (7-2 on aggregate) over Morelia and sealed a place in the CCL semifinals.

Luis Perez and Walter Ayovi added goals for Monterrey, which was in the control before the second leg even started after turning in three away goals in a 3-1 first-leg victory.

Triplete Napoli, Inter ancora sconfitta. La Lazio si riprende con Miroslav Klose

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La Roma, sconfitta a Bergamo, resta ferma in classifica a 38 punti e viene scavalcata dal Napoli che in serata batte per 1-0 un'Inter che è sempre più in crisi. Ed ecco qui il secondo punto della nostra analisi: Claudio Ranieri, chiamato da Moratti a sostituire Gasperini, forte della tradizione del tecnico di San SabaContinua a leggere .

Moratti Talks Down Capello Rumours

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Inter's inconsistency could end up costing them big time unless they get ship back on course immediately. A 1-0 home loss to Novara on Sunday sees the Nerrazzuri remain 5th on the Serie A table 10 points behind leaders Milan.

Inter's latest loss has led to a number of rumours linking Fabio Capello with Ranieri's job and despite the fans voicing their concerns over Capello taking the reigns at Inter.

Leaders Juventus Face Tough Away Days at Inter and Napoli

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This season's Serie A campaign has saw a number of different teams fighting for dominance, as perennial challengers Inter and Milan have started slowly. Juventus sit on top of the pile after seven games, but their newfound confidence will be tested with tricky away fixtures in Milan and Naples.

UEFA Champions League Review: The Italian Job

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A memorable round for the Italian clubs who took seven points from a possible nine to place themselves in good positions for progression into the knock-out stages. Inter Milan have had a torrid start to their domestic season. Following a shock loss to Turkish minnows Trabzonspor in Champions League and the dismissal of Provincial manager Gian Piero Gasperini, the European Champions of 2010 earned.

"He had problems with the dressing room and his rapport with people..."

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Recently sacked Inter Milan manager Gian Piero Gasperini has provided some insight into why former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez struggled at Milan.Gasperini, who was sacked after just 5 games in charge at Inter, was recently asked if the problems he experienced at the club were similar to those experienced by Benitez.

UEFA Champions League Previews

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Group A
Bayern Munich vs Manchester City from the Allianz Arena, Munich
No question, this is the match of the day with the Bavarian giants, who have had a fantastic start to this season both domestically and on the continent, against the blue half of Manchester.

The Inter-View: Out with the Old, In with the New Inter Milan

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What a rollercoaster week it has been for the Nerazzurri faithful...yet again. As expected, last Wednesday brought about the official end to Gian Piero Gasperini's reign as Inter head coach, with the damning 3-1 loss to Novara solidifying his fate. After zero wins in the first five competitive matches, a stop plug was needed to halt any more of Inter's season running down the drain.

European Weekend Rewind: Inter posts first win, Man United tied, and more

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Just one match into his tenure at Inter Milan, Claudio Ranieri has already done something his predecessor Gian Piero Gasperini was unable to do: win.

Inter got two goals in the last nine minutes of its match at Bologna to pull out a 3-1 win.

Claudio Ranieri Replaces Gasperini at Inter Milan

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After the sacking of Gasperini at Inter Milan, Claudio Ranieri has been named as his replacement.

Incredibly, this is Ranieri's twelfth management position.

Gasperini out, Ranieri in

Serie A Week 3 Round Up

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There has been some cracking action in Serie A in midweek and there was a couple of upsets including Novara beating Inter Milan and then end of Gian Piero Gasperini reign at Inter Milan. Cesena 1-2 Lazio Lazio came back from a goal down with two goals in the 2nd half to end a dramatic few days for everyone aligned with Lazio.

Inter Appoint Another Former Chelsea Manager

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Inter Milan have signed another former Chelsea manager in Claudio Ranieri who will be unveiled as their new coach tomorrow following the sacking of Gian Piero Gasperini yesterday after just 5 games in charge at the club. Ranieri will become Inter's fifth manager in 15 months following Jose Mourinho, Rafa Benitez, Leonardo and Gasperini in the hot-seat.

The problem behind the problem?

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By Joseph Milford

Gian Piero Gasperini went winless in his five matches as Inter's manager

The nil-nil result between Inter and Roma at the weekend was one that sparked a debate over which under-fire manager would go first, Luis Enrique or Gian Piero Gasperini.

Mid-Day Ticker: Ranieri snags Inter job, Rangnick steps down at Schalke and more

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Having been out of managerial action since late February, Claudio Ranieri has found work yet again — in Milan, Italy.

Last year's Serie A runner-up Inter Milan has decided to give the Italian journeyman a shot with the Nerazzurri after the club parted ways with Gian Piero Gasperini yesterday.

Midweek Results: The Whole Package

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Owen Hargreaves hadn't played more than six minutes of football in three years before scoring on debut for City. How come if we stop doing something for five minutes, we need a refresher course? Image: Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe.

There are two types of men in this world that we'll never trust: those who don't drink and those who have an unhealthy obsession with their hair products.

Ranieri, per far tornare l’Inter ad esser squadra

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Claudio Ranieri è il nuovo allenatore dell'Inter. L'allenatore romano è approdato a Milano, per una nuova avventura professionale ed umana. Ranieri fa venire in mente pensieri: il popolo interista si augura che siano ora finalmente buoni e sereni, dopo gli incubi degli ottanta giorni gasperiniani. Claudio sembra un imperatore romano che, arriva a Milano per [.

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Claudio Ranieri has been given the reigns at Inter Milan following the dismissal of much-maligned coach Gian Piero Gasperini, but is the very likeable Italian the man to steer Inter away from their crisis and create a new chapter for the club? Saddled with the most unfortunate moniker of ‘the Tinkerman', Claudio Ranieri represents somewhat [.

Claudio Ranieri takes over at Inter Milan

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Claudio Ranieri takes over at Inter Milan

Inter Milan today confirmed the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as coach on a deal until June 2013 and will take charge of the side for this Saturday's match at Bologna. Former Valencia, Chelsea and Roma boss Ranieri succeeds Gian Piero Gasperini, who was sacked yesterday after a short, unsuccessful spell in charge.

Mid-Day Ticker: USMNT 31st in FIFA rankings, Inter fires Gasperini and more

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As the U.S. men's national team continues its winless stretch, the team keeps tumbling down the FIFA rankings.

The United States is No. 31 in the latest rankings, down three spots after losses to Costa Rica and Belgium earlier this month.

Moratti Deserves as Much Blame at Inter as Gasperini

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You don't need an Italian football expert to tell you Gian Piero Gasperini was off to a bad start at Inter. Even though he has lead the Nerazzurri in fewer than a half-dozen competitive matches, his team looked nothing short of horrendous in that time. It can be argued he did, in fact, deserve the pink slip handed to him this morning.

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Game over per Gasperini. Ufficiale l’esonero, per il dopo pronto Ranieri

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Questa volta è davvero game over, non ci sono altre chance da giocarsi e tantomeno ne verranno concesse da Massimo Moratti allo sconfitto Gasperini, che quest'oggi è stato esonerato dalla panchina nerazzurra, dopo l'ennesima, brutta, sconfitta ieri sera con il Novara per 3-1. Questo il comunicato stampa apparso sul sito ufficiale dell'Inter "F.

Inter Milan Sack Gian Piero Gasperini After Just Three Months

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Inter Milan have sacked manager Gian Piero Gasperini after just three months. The Internazionale manager got his side off to a very poor start to the 2011-12 Serie A season after losing to Palermo, drawing Roma at home but then losing 3-1 away against Novara.

While the 0-0 result against Roma on Saturday may not have looked so bad on paper, it was a game that Roma dictated for large portions of the match.

Dismal Result That Broke The Camel’s Back – Gasperini Sacked After Inter Spanked 3-1 By Minnows Norvara

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By Chris Wright

Word is filtering through that Gian Piero Gasperini has been sacked as Inter Milan coach the morning after overseeing the Nerazzurri's dismal outing against newly-promoted minnows Norvara last night -

The 3-1 defeat proved to be the straw that buggered the camel into submission, leaving Gasperini with a pretty woeful record of one draw and four defeats in his first five competitive games.

Claudio Ranieri

Inter's woes deepen as they lose to lowly Novara, 0-1

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szólj hozzá: Inter - Novara 0-1 Caracciolo

Novara, at the very bottom of the Serie won yet again in a clean sweep of Inter with Andre Caracciolo scoring a flamboyant winner. Massimo Moratti dismissed Gian Piero Gasperini after Inter's 1-3 flame out against Novara in their first encounter.

Resurgent Rome Rivals Earn Rave Reviews in Serie A

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If the first few months of the season is any indication, the Serie A title race is going to be very wide open and very tight throughout.

After this week's 2-1 win over Fiorentina, unbeaten Juventus are top of the table, one point ahead of fellow unbeaten side Udinese heading into the mid-week's eight fixtures.

Serie A: Big Weekend For The Big Four

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Eric Giardini peeks in on the big games in Bootsville this weekend.

It's not just Michael Bradley and Chievo. The Serie A season is just starting heat-up.


Inter v Napoli

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The weekend kicks off with a bang in Italy as Napoli travel to Milan to take on a resurgent Inter side.

Serie A blog: Dubious tactics, dressing room dissent… is Ranieri really the man to revive Inter?

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Serie A blog: Dubious tactics, dressing room dissent... is Ranieri really the man to revive Inter?

For the new season, MirrorFootball is teaming up with some of the blogosphere's best new writers to bring you even more great football reads every single day. Today it's our new Serie A blogger, footballitaliano.

Inter Milan Fire Gasperini Hire Ranieri

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Much to the relief of Inter fans everyone, the club has fired Gian Piero Gasperini, who failed to win a game while in charge of Inter. Gasperini's downfall was due to his insistence that Inter play with three defenders and five midfield players, a formation that is not suited to the Inter line-up.

Some Soccer News for Wed Sep 21, 2011

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Inter Milan has fired head coach Gian Piero Gasperini after just 5 games in charge. 1 loss in the Italian Super Cup. 1 loss in the UEFA Champions League. 1 tie and 2 losses in Serie A. And no signs that the team was going anywhere but down in each of those games. Its not Gasperini's fault at all.


E Cesare fece di necessità virtù

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Proprio ora che Ranieri lo aveva recuperato dal forzato esilio della panchina impostogli da mister Gasperini, ora che era pronto a dire all'Italia ed al mondo che, a comprarci con anticipo il biglietto per portarci a giugno in Polonia ed Ucraina per l'europeo con quel gol contro la Slovenia, era stato lui, il Pazzo si [.

Inter anni di problemi ed ennesima vittima: Gasperini

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Inter anni di problemi ed ennesima vittima: Gasperini Di Stefano Lazzarato A poche ore dall'esordio di Ranieri, troppa gente apre la bocca "per dare aria ai denti", ritenendo Gasperini la principale fonte dei tanti mali della squadra e Ranieri il medico miracoloso. Altri se la prendono con le altre società che hanno "costretto" l'Inter a rispettare finalmente le regole invece di fregarsene come

Soccer Business

Former Chelsea manager Claudio Rainieri takes over Inter

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On the day the Arsenal board came out swinging at Arsene Wenger's critics virtually promising a lifetime guarantee of employment, Inter's president Massimo Moratti was showing the door to Gian Paolo Gasperini after just five matches.

Today, Inter named his successor and it is Claudio Rainieri who in a twist was Jose Mourinho's predecessor at Chelsea before getting fired.

That was quick: Gian Piero Gasperini sacked as Inter coach

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The last gasp of the Gasperini

It took just five matches but Massimo Moratti decided he had had seen enough. Its Rolodex time once again at the San Siro as Gian Piero Gasperini was given his marching orders after Inter lost 1-3 against newly promoted Novara.

Gasperini after the news of his sacking:

"In the end, the results are the ones that determine everything.

The Rest

Expulsion ‘planned’, says coach after foul-mouthed ref tirade

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Milan (AFP) Atalanta coach Gianpiero Gasperini said he fell victim to a "planned" expulsion in a fiery 2-1 defeat at Lazio that saw the hosts' coach, Simone Inzaghi, also given his marching orders on Sunday.

Gasperini could be in hot water with Serie A bosses after a foul-mouthed tirade was caught by television pictures after he was expelled in the 79th minute by referee Luca Pairetto at the Stadio Olimpico.