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Afriyie Acquah scores, sees red as Torino hold Sampdoria

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Milan (AFP) – Ghanaian Afriyie Acquah scored the equaliser only to be sent off as Torino settled for a 1-1 Serie A draw against European rivals Sampdoria on Saturday.

Lucas Torreira put the hosts ahead after 11 minutes in Genoa, but Acquah equalised quarter of an hour later before being sent off for a second bookable offence in the second half.

Afriyie Acquah scores, sees red as Torino hold Sampdoria

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Milan (AFP) – Ghanaian Afriyie Acquah scored the equaliser only to be sent off as Torino settled for a 1-1 Serie A draw against European rivals Sampdoria on Saturday.

Lucas Torreira put the hosts ahead after 11 minutes in Genoa, but Acquah equalised quarter of an hour later before being sent off for a second bookable offence in the second half.

Torino appoint former Watford coach Mazzarri

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Former Inter Milan and Watford coach Walter Mazzarri was handed the reins at Torino on Thursday after the Serie A side sacked Sinisa Mihajlovic.

Mihajlovic was fired following Torino’s 2-0 Italian Cup defeat to holders Juventus, allowing the experienced 56-year-old to take over the northern side.

Holders Juventus into Italian Cup semi-finals

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Douglas Costa and Mario Mandzukic scored in either half as defending champions Juventus advanced to the semi-finals of the Italian Cup on Wednesday with a 2-0 win over city rivals Torino.

Brazilian Costa opened after quarter of an hour in the Allianz Stadium with Croatian Mandzukic adding the second amid controversy on 69 minutes to set up a meeting with Atalanta, who eliminated Serie A leaders Napoli 2-1 on Tuesday, in the final four.

Holders Juventus into Italian Cup semi-finals

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Douglas Costa and Mario Mandzukic scored in either half as defending champions Juventus advanced to the semi-finals of the Italian Cup on Wednesday with a 2-0 win over city rivals Torino.

Brazilian Costa opened after quarter of an hour in the Allianz Stadium with Croatian Mandzukic adding the second amid controversy on 69 minutes to set up a meeting with Atalanta, who eliminated Serie A leaders Napoli 2-1 on Tuesday, in the final four.

Lazio crash as Immobile sees red against Torino

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Rome (AFP) – Ciro Immobile was sent off as 10-man Lazio crashed to a 3-1 Serie A defeat against Torino in Rome on Monday.

Italian international Immobile saw red just before the break for a headbutt aimed at Torino defender Nicolas Burdisso.

The defeat ended Lazio’s hopes of joining city rivals Roma in fourth.

Lazio crash as Immobile sees red against Torino

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Rome (AFP) – Ciro Immobile was sent off as 10-man Lazio crashed to a 3-1 Serie A defeat against Torino in Rome on Monday.

Italian international Immobile saw red just before the break for a headbutt aimed at Torino defender Nicolas Burdisso.

The defeat ended Lazio’s hopes of joining city rivals Roma in fourth.

Inter held by Torino as rain wipes out Lazio game

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan maintained their unbeaten record in Serie A on Sunday but a 1-1 home draw against Torino could allow Napoli to extend their lead at the top of the table.

Inter fought back after Iago Falque put Torino ahead on 59 minutes, with Eder coming off the bench to snatch a point 11 minutes from time after a neat touch from captain Mauro Icardi.

Inter held by Torino as rain wipes out Lazio game

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan maintained their unbeaten record in Serie A on Sunday but a 1-1 home draw against Torino could allow Napoli to extend their lead at the top of the table.

Inter fought back after Iago Falque put Torino ahead on 59 minutes, with Eder coming off the bench to snatch a point 11 minutes from time after a neat touch from captain Mauro Icardi.

Inter Milan held back by Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan maintained their unbeaten record in Serie A on Sunday but their 1-1 draw at home against Torino could allow Napoli to extend their lead at the top of the Italian championship.

Inter fought back after Iago Falque opened for Torino on 59 minutes with Eder coming off the bench to snatch a point on 79 minutes after a neat cross from captain Mauro Icardi.

Inter Milan held back by Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan maintained their unbeaten record in Serie A on Sunday but their 1-1 draw at home against Torino could allow Napoli to extend their lead at the top of the Italian championship.

Inter fought back after Iago Falque opened for Torino on 59 minutes with Eder coming off the bench to snatch a point on 79 minutes after a neat cross from captain Mauro Icardi.

Dybala double as Juventus whip Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Paulo Dybala scored a double as Juventus outclassed 10-man Torino 4-0 in Saturday’s Turin derby to stay top of Serie A alongside Napoli who battled past SPAL 3-2.

The Argentine striker has now scored an impressive ten goals - including two hat-tricks - in six Serie A games with Miralem Pjanic and Alex Sandro also on target at the Allianz Stadium.

Dybala double as Juventus whip Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Paulo Dybala scored a double as Juventus outclassed 10-man Torino 4-0 in Saturday’s Turin derby to stay top of Serie A alongside Napoli who battled past SPAL 3-2.

The Argentine striker has now scored an impressive ten goals - including two hat-tricks - in six Serie A games with Miralem Pjanic and Alex Sandro also on target at the Allianz Stadium.

PSG’s Sirigu joins Torino

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Milan (AFP) – Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu left Paris Saint-Germain to join Torino on a three-year deal on Tuesday that means he should take over as the club’s number one from England’s Joe Hart.

Sirigu spent the last of his six seasons with PSG on loan in Spain with Sevilla and then Osasuna and, with the 2018 World Cup on the horizon, the Sardinian was looking for more playing time.

Last-gasp Higuain beats Hart to grab share of derby spoils

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Milan (AFP) – Gonzalo Higuain fired a last-gasp leveller past England keeper Joe Hart to save Juventus’s blushes in a 1-1 derby draw with Torino that kept the Serie A giants’ title celebrations on ice Saturday.

Torino looked to be heading for their first derby win over Juve since April 2015 when Adem Ljajic put the visitors ahead minutes after the restart.

Last-gasp Higuain beats Hart to grab share of derby spoils

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Milan (AFP) – Gonzalo Higuain fired a last-gasp leveller past England keeper Joe Hart to save Juventus’s blushes in a 1-1 derby draw with Torino that kept the Serie A giants’ title celebrations on ice Saturday.

Torino looked to be heading for their first derby win over Juve since April 2015 when Adem Ljajic put the visitors ahead minutes after the restart.

Buffon lashes out at Superga vandals

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Alghero (Italy) (AFP) – Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has lashed out at vandals who tarnished the memory of “bitter rivals” but “close cousins” Torino near the site of the Superga Basilica days before the city derby.

On Thursday, thousands of people - mostly fans of Torino football club - were set to walk up to the church which overlooks the city to commemorate the 68th anniversary of a plane crash that wiped out the squad.

Serie A

On This Day in Football: First ever Turin Derby, Pirates and Chiefs involved in deadly clash

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On this day in 1907, Juventus and Torino played the first ever Derby della Mole or the Turin Derby with Torino emerging 2-1 victorious.

The two clubs shared a common history as Torino were founded after the merger of Football Club Torinese and a group of Juventus dissidents.

Italian FA Launch Investigation Into Piero Giacomelli After Referee Alleged To Operate Facebook Account Using Pseudonym ‘Jack O’Melly’

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It's been an iffy few days for Serie A referee Piero Giacomelli, who currently finds himself at the centre of an Italian football federation (FIGC) investigation into an alleged breach of their stringent regulations pertaining to personal social media use.

If you're struggling to place the name, Giacomelli was the referee who, after denying Lazio a penalty and administering Ciro Immobile with a soft red card during a recent league game against Torino, became embroiled in a vendetta that saw hundreds of angry Biancoceleste fans bombard his cafe's Tripadvisor page with negative reviews.

Torino FC 2017/18 Chapecoense Tribute Kit

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Torino FC donned a special edition, one-off all green kit during their 1-1 Italian Serie A draw with Atalanata on Saturday. The shirt is a tribute to the victims of the Chapecoense airplane crash that killed 71 people on November 28th, 2017. The victims include most of the Brazilian club's first team, members of their [.

On This Day in Football: Turin gets a new club, Pele becomes a knight

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On this day in 1906, Torino Football Club is founded by a group of Juventus dissidents.

Several football clubs existed in the city of Turin prior to the formation of Torino, including 1898 Internazionale Torino, Football Club Torinese and Ginnastica Torino. Alfred Dick, former president of Juventus, disagreed with the club’s stride towards professionalism and therefore approached a few members of the other Torinese teams to form a brand new club.

‘United By Fate, Friends Forever’ – Torino Will Pay Tribute To Chapecoense By Wearing Special Green Shirts Against Atalanta This Weekend

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Almost exactly a year to the day, Torino have announced that they plan to honour the victims of the Chapecoense plane crash during their Serie A fixture this coming weekend.

Some 71 people lost their lives when Chape's team plane went down in the hills outside Medellin, Colombia on 28th November, 2016, leaving just six survivors.

Torino FC 2017/18 Kappa Home, Away and Third Kits

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Resurgent seven-time Italian Serie A champions Torino Football Club continue their extended run in Kappa kits during the 2017/18 season with a three uniform match range from their city neighbors. All three of the Torino FC jerseys use Kappa's formfitting Kombat 2018 template. The latest edition of the Kombat shirt has a low standing collar [.

Set-Piece Pioneers: Catania Dispatch Freekick After Using Bare Buttocks To Distract Torino Goalkeeper, 2008 (Video)

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Walter Zenga took over as Catania coach in April of the 2007/08 campaign and proceeded to stave off relegation by the skin of his teeth, retaining Serie A status in the final minutes of the very last match of the season.

Indeed, it was Javi Martinez's 85th-minute equaliser in an unlikely 1-1 draw against Roma that delivered Catania from Serie B in dramatic, cathartic fashion.

Where to find Juventus vs. Torino on US streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Juventus vs. Torino, you’ve come to the right place.

The Turin derby may have been dominated by Juventus for a long time, though Torino will feel they can do something special when they head to the home of their biggest rivals this weekend.

Birmingham City interested in Torino midfielder

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English Championship club Birmingham City are reportedly monitoring the situation of Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah, according to reports in Italy.

The Serie A club have made several changes to their squad this summer. Promising defensive midfielder Marco Benassi joined Fiorentina and was replaced by Tomas Rincon who arrived from local rivals Juventus.

Torino, colpo in difesa: ecco N’Koulou dal Lione. Caceres alla corte di Pecchia

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Colpo di mercato del Torino che annuncia l'arrivo dal Lione, con la formula del prestito, di Nicolas N'Koulou, centrale camerunense classe '90, che in passato ha indossato anche la maglia di Marsiglia e Monaco. Caceres, invece, dimenticata la deludente esperienza al Southampton, inizia la sua avventura all'Hellas Verona, poi da Gennaio o da Giugno prossimo [.

Dead Ball Specialist: Sinisa Mihajlovic, 48, Casually Scores Freekicks For Fun During Torino Training Session (Video)

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While there were aspects of his game (and personal beliefs) that were perhaps most politely described as 'dubious', Sinisa Mihajlovic was undeniably a grand player in his pomp.

A viciously tenacious defender, the ex-Sampdoria and Lazio star also boasted a mean line in set-piece dispatchery.

Torino President reveals price for Manchester United target Andrea Belotti

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Manchester United target Andrea Belotti has been on fire recently. After scoring 28 goals in all competitions last season for Torino, he scored one and assisted another last night in Italy’s 5-0 of Liechtenstein in their World Cup qualifier. At just 23, he has a long road ahead of him, one that looks laden with success.

Torino Tells Man United That Andrea Belotti Will Cost 100m

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What is the going rate for a striker in today's transfer market? It appears to be at least €100m. That is the price that Manchester United have been told they need to pay by Torino if they want 23-year-old striker Andrea Belotti.

That is the value of Belotti's release clause and Torino president Urbano Cairo has told Gazetta dello Sport that if United want the striker, who scored 25-goals last season, that is what they need to pay.

‘We Didn’t Expect So Many Mistakes From An International Goalkeeper’ – Torino President Delivers Lukewarm Assessment Of Joe Hart’s Loan Stint

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With Torino set to wash up in mid-table after a fairlyunremarkable season, club president Urbano Cairo has been taking stock of his lot.

Indeed, Cairo was faintly witheringwhen it came to evaluatingJoe Hart's six-month stint with the Granata, admitting that the Englandkeeper's trademark handling errors and over-zealous decisionshave been something of an issue.

Napoli-Cagliari alle 18, in serata il derby della Mole tra Juventus e Torino

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Alle 18, al San Paolo, nel primo anticipo della 35^ di Serie A, il Napoli cerca la vittoria, contro il Cagliari, per appropriarsi almeno temporaneamente del secondo posto, sorpassando la Roma, distante una sola lunghezza e attesa domenica sera dal posticipo di San Siro con il Milan. In serata, invece, la Juventus vuole [.

Man Utd plot big money move for 25-goal star, Red Devils have made it clear they will pay £64m

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is looking to bolster his side’s attacking options and the Portuguese has identified Andrea Belotti has a summer target.

The 23-year-old Torino striker is in splendid form right now and according to Daily Mail, he is being monitored by Premier League leaders Chelsea as well.

Torino: Idiotic Vandals Deface ‘Superga’ Memorial On Eve Of 68th Anniversary Of Tragic Plane Crash (Photo)

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In truly appalling news, vandals believed to be of the Juventus persuasion have defaced the monument in Turin that stands in tribute to the 'Grande Torino' team that was killed in the Superga plane crash of 1949.

The tragic accident, which occurred while Torino were flying back from Lisbon after playing Benfica in a friendly, claimed the lives ofevery member of Torino's famous post-war side.

Mourinho wants 27-goal forward this summer, Man Utd begin talks to sign goal machine

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Torino striker Andrea Belotti has attracted a lot of attention with his explosive performances in Serie A this season and the Italian is a target for Jose Mourinho this summer.

ESPN are reporting that Manchester United want to sign the Italian at the end of this season and the Red Devils have already opened talks with the Torino hierarchy regarding a move.

Torino Salute Andrea Belotti’s Outstanding Debut Season By Presenting Striker With Swarovski Crystal Rooster (Photo)

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While the name might not be instantly familiar, Andrea Belotti has been enjoying a proper old-fashioned breakthrough debut season at Torino this term.

Having signed from Palermo for the earnest fee of just€7.5million back in August,the 23-year-old striker is currently level-pegging with Edin Dzekoat the top of the Serie A goalscoring charts, with 23 goals to his name so far.

FEATURE: Trip to Turin

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So on Saturday 18th March I ticked off a major item on my bucket list, I got to see a live Serie A match. For those who don't know I've had a somewhat unhealthy obsession with anything Italian since I was a young kid. The obsession with Italian football in particular started when I was about eight or nine after my Mom brought me home a fake Totti shirt she'd picked up as a treat for me whilst shopping.

Transfer News & Rumours

Torino provide transfer update on Manchester United target Andrea Belotti

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Torino chief Urbano Cairo has reiterated the club’s desire to keep hold of their star striker Andrea Belotti this summer.

After scoring 28 goals in Serie A last season, Belotti has been linked with a move away from Torino with several European clubs interested in signing him.

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United are reportedly targeting the 23-year-old but Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed that they are yet to receive any bid for the highly-sought Italian this summer.

Club President reveals €100m price tag for Manchester United striker target

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Torino President Urbano Cairo has claimed that any potential suitor for Andrea Boletti would need to pay €100m to secure the services of the Italian striker. The 23 year old has been in stunning form, scoring 27 goals in all competitions this season.

The ever trusted Italian website Gianluca Di Marzio have cited Cairo’s interview with Corriere della Sera, who on being asked about the future of Belotti said, “Will Belotti stay?

The Rest

Juventus-Torino chiude i quarti di Coppa Italia. Granata senza Belotti

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Lo Stadium riapre le porte e, in questa prima sfida del 2018, si prepara ad ospitare un appetitoso derby di Coppa Italia (arbitro il capitolino Doveri), tra Juventus e Torino, con vista sulla semifinale. La vincente di questo match, infatti, affronter, nel penultimo atto, l'Atalanta che ha eliminato, poche ore fa, il Napoli, vincendo con [.