Currently sponsoring by TIM, Italian professional football league Serie A is also known as Serie A TIM which is examined the fourth largest professional football competition according to UEFA after La Liga, Bundesliga and Premier League. Serie A is also reviewed as one of the best football league around the world, 2nd strongest national league throughout the world according to International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS).
Serie A 2016-17 Schedule
# Starting Date – 21st August, 2016
# Ending Date – 28th May, 2017
Italian Serie A was officially founded in 1898 and competing as a round robin tournament since 1929. So, 2016/17 season will be the 115th season of Serie A and also 85th season of round robin tournament. 2015/16 season of Serie A is about to an end where they are preparing for next season 2016/17. Generally, every Serie A season starts from August and will end up in May/June. This time also it will be the same.
Around 16 to 18 teams used to compete in this biggest soccer club tournament of Italy every season and this season 2016/17 there are total eighteen teams will fight for the title where Milan, Juventus and Internazionale are the most famous clubs in the world which are also the founding member of this tournament. The most successful club in Serie A is Juventus by grabbing 31st title of Serie A and they are also the defending champion. Let’s take a look below where the all participating teams list is given.
# Participating Teams:
|1.||Sassuolo||Francesco Magnanelli||Eusebio Di Francesco|
|2.||Sampdoria||Angelo Palombo||Vincenzo Montella|
|3.||Roma||Francesco Totti||Luciano Spalletti|
|4.||Palermo||Stefano Sorrentino||Walter Novellino|
|5.||Napoli||Marek Hamsik||Maurizio Sarri|
|6.||Milan||Riccardo Montolivo||Sinisa Mihajlovic|
|7.||Lazio||Lucas Biglia||Simone Inzaghi|
|8.||Juventus||Gianluigi Buffon||Massimiliano Allegri|
|9.||Internazionale||Mauro Icardi||Roberto Mancini|
|10.||Hellas Verona||Luca Toni||Luigi Delneri|
|11.||Genoa||Nicolas Burdisso||Gian Piero Gasperini|
|12.||Frosinone||Alessandro Frara||Roberto Stellone|
|13.||Fiorentina||Gonzalo Rodríguez||Paulo Sousa|
|14.||Empoli||Massimo Maccarone||Marco Giampaolo|
|15.||Chievo||Sergio Pellissier||Rolando Maran|
|16.||Carpi||Filippo Porcari||Fabrizio Castori|
|17.||Bologna||Archimede Morleo||Roberto Donadoni|
|18.||Atalanta||Gianpaolo Bellini||Edoardo Reja|
Total hundred and eleven titles are claimed by sixteen (16) various clubs where Juventus is in top position where Milan and Internazionale both teams have got 18 titles each.
Italian Silvio Piola is the highest goal scorer in Serie A by scoring 274 goals and another famous Italian star Francesco Totti is in 2nd position by achieving 244 goals.
Paolo Maldini was the player who has made highest appearances by playing 647 apps in Serie A.
Serie A is one of the most watched sporting event where SKY Italia is playing main role to broadcast this event. Let’s see some famous broadcaster according to the territory which is given below.
- UK – BT Sport
- Spain – beIN Sports
- Latin America – ESPN
- Greece – OTE
- Sport Brazil – Fox Sports
Besides, many channels are going to broadcast this largest football event. Through internet, everyone can enjoy it too. Keep an eye on our page to be updated.
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