2007–08 in Italian football
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- Juventus will make their return to Serie A after being relegated to Serie B for the previous season for their role in the 2006 Serie A scandal.
- Grosseto will make their debut in Serie B, the highest division in which the club has participated in its history.
- June 28, 2007 - The FIGC announce that the Serie A season will begin on August 26, 2007 and end on May 18, 2008.
- August 19, 2007 - In the Italian Super Cup, Roma defeat Inter 1-0.
- August 25, 2007 - Serie B season begins.
- August 26, 2007 - Serie A season begins.
- November 17, 2007 - Italy book their place in Euro 2008 with a win over Scotland.
- December 2, 2007 - Italy drawn into Group C for Euro 2008 along with Holland, Romania, and France
- May 18, 2008 - Inter successfully defends their title in Serie A.
- June 15, 2008 - Lecce joins Bologna and Chievo as the teams promoted to Serie A.
- June 17, 2008 - Italy finishes second in Group C in Euro 2008 and qualifies for the quarter-finals
- June 22, 2008 - Italy is eliminated from Euro 2008 by Spain.
- June 26, 2008 - Roberto Donadoni is fired as head coach; Marcello Lippi returns to the position.
|Name||Club||Date of departure||Replacement||Date of appointment|
|Fernando Orsi||Livorno||9 October 2007||Giancarlo Camolese||10 October 2007|
|Massimo Ficcadenti||Reggina||1 November 2007||Renzo Ulivieri||1 November 2007|
|Andrea Mandorlini||Siena||12 November 2007||Mario Beretta||12 November 2007|
|Marco Giampaolo||Cagliari||13 November 2007||Nedo Sonetti||13 November 2007|
|Stefano Colantuono||Palermo||26 November 2007||Francesco Guidolin||27 November 2007|
|Luigi Cagni||Empoli||26 November 2007||Alberto Malesani||27 November 2007|
|1||Italy||12||9||2||1||22||9||+13||29||Qualify for final tournament||—||0–0||2–0||2–0||1–1||2–0||3–1|
- H = Home match
- A = Away match
- N = Neutral site
- ECQ = European Championship Qualifier
- F = friendly
- EC (C) = European Championship - Group C match
- EC (Q) = European Championship - Quarter-final match
|Serie C1||C1/A: Sassuolo
|Serie C2||C2/A: Pergocrema
|Coppa Italia Serie C||Bassano Virtus|
|Serie D||Girone A: Alessandria
Girone B: Como
Girone C: Itala San Marco
Girone D: Giacomense
Girone E: Figline
Girone F: Sangiustese
Girone G: Isola Liri
Girone H: Aversa Normanna
Girone I: Cosenza
|Eccellenza Regionale||See Winners|
|Italian Super Cup||Roma|
- Erminio Favalli, 64, Juventus and Palermo midfielder.
- Adriano Lombardi, 62, Avellino defender and then manager. Killed by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Notes and references
- Livorno sack Orsi Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Livorno turn to Camolese Football Italia.Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Reggina sack Ficcadenti Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Reggina call on Ulivieri Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Mandorlini out, Beretta in Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Cagliari sack Giampaolo Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Cagliari appoint Sonetti Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Palermo sack Colantuono Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Guidolin's back at the Barbera Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Empoli axe Cagni Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Malesani: Why I chose Empoli Football Italia. Retrieved on December 9, 2007
- Italy's score given first
- "E' morto Erminio Favalli" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 2008-04-18. Retrieved 2008-04-18.
- "È morto Lombardi. Ultima vittima della Sla" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 2007-11-30. Retrieved 2008-04-18.