Tag: serie b

Benvenuto Benevento: a miraculous rise to Serie A

It was in the second leg of the playoff tie between Benevento and Carpi that George Pușcaș’ clinical goal in the 33rd minute sealed promotion for the Beneventani. The Stadio Ciro Vigorito was sent…

Venezia FC and the journey back to relevance

ON 15 APRIL 2017, a packed Stadio Pierluigi Penzo celebrated an occasion now etched forever in Venice’s sparkling history. So rarely has this 7,500-capacity stadium been so full in recent years, but…

Juventus, Calciopoli and a year in Serie B

THE BLOW, WHEN IT CAME, WAS DEVASTATING. Juventus, one of the world’s grandest football clubs, was plunged into squalor. Two league titles were taken away, obliterated from the record books with stunning…