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Brescia re-hire Eugenio Corini as coach a month after sacking him

Gab Marcotti is impressed by how Inter Milan have stayed in the Serie A title race despite injuries.

Brescia have sacked coach Fabio Grosso after a string of poor results left the northern side bottom of Serie A, the club said in a statement on Monday.

Former Italy international Grosso is being replaced by Eugenio Corini, whom he took over from in early November, Brescia said in a statement.

Brescia, who were beaten 3-0 at home by neighbours Atalanta on Saturday, have seven points from 13 games.

They next face second-bottom SPAL away on Sunday.

The club has recently been under fire for an...

Mario Balotelli can leave in January on free transfer - Brescia owner Massimo Cellino

Mario Balotelli has been told he can leave Brescia on a free transfer.

Brescia owner Massimo Cellino has said forward Mario Balotelli can leave the club on a free transfer in January.

Balotelli, who was born in Brescia, joined in the summer but has managed just two goals in six matches with the club rooted to the bottom of Serie A.

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"Mario is sad because he is unable to play his game," Cellino said on the Italian TV show Le Iene. "Fighting for survival in Serie A requires a huge sacrifice and...

Serie A clubs join forces with open letter: We have 'serious problem with racism'

The Serie Awesome crew debate whether or not Serie A needs Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Steve Nicol still remains to be convinced by Romelu Lukaku despite his superb performance vs. Slavia Prague.

All 20 clubs from Serie A have written a joint open letter to ask for help in dealing with the issue of racism.

Italian football has seen a rise in racist incidents at matches this season with Romelu Lukaku having been the victim of monkey chants at Cagliari, while Mario Balotelli threatened to walk off the pitch following abuse at Verona

A campaign, which sources have told ESPN FC was launched by AC Milan, has seen every club in Italy's top flight join forces to seek assistance in combatting...

Lombard derby between Atalanta-Brescia has seen it all: the Crusades, pigs, Sherman tanks

Atalanta fans hold up banners in 2004 to taunt then Brescia manager Carlo Mazzone.

Before Manchester City played Atalanta in October, Pep Guardiola was asked whether the game, apparently innocuous and unprecedented, had personal significance to him. "It's like an Italian derby for you," the reporter pointed out.

A former Brescia player, Guardiola is more aware than most that there is no love lost between his old club, and his Champions League opponents that night. City's 5-1 win was celebrated in Brescia as if it were one of their own and, as such, he won't have to worry about...