2014–15 Serie A

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Serie A
Season 2014–15

The 2014–15 Serie A (known as the Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons) will be the 113th season of top-tier Italian football, the 83rd in a round-robin tournament, and the 5th since its organization under a league committee separate from Serie B. It will begin on 30 August 2014.

A total of 20 teams will compete in the league: 17 sides from the 2013–14 season and three promoted from the 2013–14 Serie B campaign. Juventus are the defending champions.

Events[edit]

The season will feature the return of Palermo after only one season in the second division and Empoli, whose last appearance was in the 2007–08 season. Cesena, the play-off winner, returned to the top level after two years in Serie B.

The pre-season saw two ownership changes: Cagliari was sold from Massimo Cellino to Milanese enterpreneur Tommaso Giulini, a former board member at Internazionale. Sampdoria was sold by Edoardo Garrone (son of the late Riccardo Garrone) to Rome-based film businessman Massimo Ferrero.

Teams[edit]

Number of teams by region[edit]

Number of teams Region Teams
3  Emilia-Romagna Cesena, Parma and Sassuolo
 Lombardy Atalanta, Internazionale and Milan
2  Lazio Lazio and Roma
 Liguria Genoa and Sampdoria
 Piedmont Juventus and Torino
 Tuscany Empoli and Fiorentina
 Veneto Chievo and Verona
1  Campania Napoli
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia Udinese
 Sardinia Cagliari
 Sicily Palermo

Stadiums and locations[edit]

Team Home city Stadium Capacity 2013–14 season
Atalanta Bergamo Atleti Azzurri d'Italia 26,542 11th in Serie A
Cagliari Cagliari Sant'Elia 11,650 15th in Serie A
Cesena Cesena Stadio Dino Manuzzi 23,900 Serie B playoffs winner
Chievo Verona Marc'Antonio Bentegodi 38,402 16th in Serie A
Empoli Empoli Carlo Castellani 16,800 2nd in Serie B
Fiorentina Florence Artemio Franchi 47,282 4th in Serie A
Genoa Genoa Luigi Ferraris 36,685 13th in Serie A
Internazionale Milan Giuseppe Meazza 80,018 5th in Serie A
Juventus Turin Juventus Stadium 41,254 Serie A champions
Lazio Rome Olimpico 72,698 9th in Serie A
Milan Milan San Siro 80,018 8th in Serie A
Napoli Naples San Paolo 60,240 3rd in Serie A
Palermo Palermo Renzo Barbera 36,349 Serie B Champions
Parma Parma Ennio Tardini 27,906 6th in Serie A
Roma Rome Olimpico 72,698 2nd in Serie A
Sampdoria Genoa Luigi Ferraris 36,685 12th in Serie A
Sassuolo Sassuolo
(playing in Reggio Emilia)
Mapei Stadium[1] 20,084 17th in Serie A
Torino Turin Olimpico di Torino 27,994 7th in Serie A
Udinese Udine Friuli 30,642 14th in Serie A
Verona Verona Marc'Antonio Bentegodi 38,402 10th in Serie A

Personnel and sponsorship[edit]

Team President Manager Captain Kitmaker Shirt sponsor
Atalanta Italy Antonio Percassi Italy Stefano Colantuono Italy Gianpaolo Bellini Nike Suisse Gas, Konica Minolta
Cagliari Italy Tommaso Giulini Czech Republic Zdeněk Zeman Italy Daniele Conti Kappa Sardegna, Tiscali
Cesena Italy Giorgio Lugaresi Italy Pierpaolo Bisoli Italy Davide Succi Lotto Aldini
Chievo Italy Luca Campedelli Italy Eugenio Corini Italy Sergio Pellissier Givova Banca Popolare di Verona, Paluani
Empoli Italy Fabrizio Corsi Italy Maurizio Sarri Italy Davide Moro Royal NGM Mobile, Computer Gross
Fiorentina Italy Mario Cognigni Italy Vincenzo Montella Italy Manuel Pasqual Joma
Genoa Italy Enrico Preziosi Italy Gian Piero Gasperini Italy Daniele Portanova Lotto Izi Play
Internazionale Indonesia Erick Thohir Italy Walter Mazzarri Italy Andrea Ranocchia Nike Pirelli
Juventus Italy Andrea Agnelli Italy Massimiliano Allegri Italy Gianluigi Buffon Nike Jeep
Lazio Italy Claudio Lotito Italy Stefano Pioli Italy Stefano Mauri Macron
Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Italy Filippo Inzaghi Italy Riccardo Montolivo Adidas Emirates Airlines
Napoli Italy Aurelio De Laurentiis Spain Rafael Benítez Slovakia Marek Hamšík Macron Lete, Pasta Garofalo
Palermo Italy Maurizio Zamparini Italy Giuseppe Iachini Paraguay Edgar Barreto Joma Palermocalcio.it
Parma Italy Tommaso Ghirardi Italy Roberto Donadoni Italy Alessandro Lucarelli Erreà Folletto, Navigare
Roma United States James Pallotta France Rudi Garcia Italy Francesco Totti Nike No sponsor
Sampdoria Italy Massimo Ferrero Serbia Siniša Mihajlović Italy Daniele Gastaldello Kappa Gamenet
Sassuolo Italy Carlo Rossi Italy Eusebio Di Francesco Italy Francesco Magnanelli Sportika Mapei
Torino Italy Urbano Cairo Italy Giampiero Ventura Poland Kamil Glik Kappa Suzuki, Salami Beretta
Udinese Italy Franco Soldati Italy Andrea Stramaccioni Italy Antonio Di Natale HS Football Dacia
Verona Italy Maurizio Setti Italy Andrea Mandorlini Italy Domenico Maietta Nike Leaderform, agsm, Franklin & Marshall
  • Additionally, referee kits are now being made by Diadora, and Nike has a new match ball, the Ordem Serie A.

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Udinese Italy Francesco Guidolin Appointed as technical supervisor 20 May 2014[2] Pre-season Italy Andrea Stramaccioni 4 June 2014[3]
Milan Netherlands Clarence Seedorf Sacked 9 June 2014[4] Italy Filippo Inzaghi 9 June 2014[4]
Lazio Italy Edoardo Reja Resigned 12 June 2014[5] Italy Stefano Pioli 12 June 2014[6]
Cagliari Italy Ivo Pulga Sacked 20 June 2014 Czech Republic Zdeněk Zeman 20 June 2014[7]
Juventus Italy Antonio Conte Resigned 15 July 2014 Italy Massimiliano Allegri 16 July 2014

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Roma 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3 2015–16 UEFA Champions League group stage
2 Juventus 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3
3 Atalanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2015–16 UEFA Champions League play-off round
4 Cagliari 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2015–16 UEFA Europa League group stage
5 Cesena 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2015–16 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
6 Empoli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Genoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Internazionale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Lazio 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Milan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Napoli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Palermo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Parma 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Sampdoria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sassuolo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Torino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Udinese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Verona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to the 2015–16 Serie B
19 Chievo 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0
20 Fiorentina 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2 0

Updated to games played on 30 August 2013.
Source: Lega Serie A
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th goal difference; 5th number of goals scored; 6th public draw.
(Head-to-head record is applied for clubs with the same amount of points only once all matches between said clubs have been played)[8]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ATA CAG CES CHV EMP FIO GEN INT JUV LAZ MIL NAP PAL PAR ROM SAM SAS TOR UDI VER
Atalanta
Cagliari
Cesena
Chievo 0–1 a
Empoli
Fiorentina
Genoa a
Internazionale a a
Juventus a a
Lazio a
Milan a
Napoli a
Palermo
Parma
Roma 2–0 a a
Sampdoria a
Sassuolo
Torino a
Udinese
Verona a

Updated to games played on 30 August.
Source: Lega Serie A
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

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