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2013 Coppa Italia winning squad: where are they now?

2013 Coppa Italia winning squad: where are they now?

  Lazio’s recent history is not as illustrious as it was in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but their Coppa Italia victory in 2013 might be just as historic as their Scudetto in 2000. Then manager VladimirPetkovic led the Aquile to victory against Siena, Catania, and Juventus, in the two-leg semi-final, just to reach...

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Lazio: Raiders of the Lost Scudetto

Lazio: Raiders of the Lost Scudetto

  If you did not know, Lazio holds two Scudetti from the 1974 and 2000 seasons. The first was received when Mister Tommaso Maestrelli led the forces of “Banda Maestrelli” with Giorgio Chinaglia, Pino Wilson and Re Cecconi; Then came Sven-Göran Eriksson’s last gasp scudetto win after Alessandro Calori scored a marvelous goal against Juventus in the rain. Since...

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Vincenzo Paparelli: Death in the Terrace

Vincenzo Paparelli: Death in the Terrace

October 28th 1979 was a gloomy fall day by all accounts. A leaden grey sky threatened rain. It was also derby day in Rome. The Capital derby is one of the most passionately felt and hotly contested in the world, certainly the most volatile in Italy. On that day, Vincenzo Paparelli, 33-year-old father of two,...

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The Lazio Class of 99’/00′: Where Are They Now?

The Lazio Class of 99’/00′: Where Are They Now?

  Perhaps you could talk about a “manager boom” from the scudetto winning Lazio class of the 99’/00′ season. It is widely known that Swedish coach Sven-Göran Eriksson of Lazio from 1997 to 2001 did not have too much to do with the tactics or the style of play during his time at Lazio – it...

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Lazio Trophy Cabinet: A Look at Lazio’s Silverware

Lazio Trophy Cabinet: A Look at Lazio’s Silverware

INTRODUCTION TO LAZIO TROPHY CABINET When you think of winning trophies, you don’t usually think of Lazio. You would probably think of the teams like Juventus, Milan or Inter. Lazio is certainly not a team you would support for the glory, but although we don’t have a trophy cabinet quite like Juve, we do have...

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Lazio History, A True ‘Laziale’

Lazio History, A True ‘Laziale’

Lazio History Società Sportiva Lazio was founded the 9th of January in 1900, first as Società Podistica Lazio. They played in the first ever organized Serie A league created in 1929 being led by Silvio Piola – legendary Italian striker, all-time leading goalscorer for Lazio (149 goals) and the highest goalscorer in Serie A history (274 goals), and have spent most...

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