We take a look back at the glorious career of Vujadin BoA?kov and why he will be remembered forever in the folklore of Calcio. Hours after Sampdoria’s victory against Chievo this Sunday, the club was rocked by the news that Vujadin BoA?kov, the man behind the Blucerchiatiai??i??s glorious era of success between 1986 and 1992 sadly passed away, aged 82. When he was appointed in 1986, Sampdoria were in Serie A for four seasons and had been living in the shadows of neighbors Genoa for almost all their history until BoA?kov took charge. His achievements for the club was nothing short of outstanding. Vujadin BoA?kov was born on May 16th(1931) in a village named Begec, 15 km from Novi Sad, in what was then known as Yugoslavia. His playing career was spent largely controlling the midfield at unfashionable Vojvodina. Winning anything was impossible given the official and unofficial aid provided to the two Belgrade sides ai??i?? Red Star and Partizan […]

Sampdoria v Juventus ai??i?? Team News, Tactics, Line-ups And Prediction

SAMPDORIA v JUVENTUS Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genova August 25th 2013 ***** Despite a fantastic run of form in the second half of last season, Sampdoria never really made a big impact in Serie A. The Blucerciati were a far cry from the team that made it to Champions League under Gigi Delneri and were busier staving off relegation for major part of the season. Yet, they had one unique record which is not held by any other team in the peninsula right now. They were the only team not defeated by Antonio Conteai??i??s Juventus in Italian top flight. Few expected Juventus to lose at home when they played Sampdoria in winter 2013. Sampdoria were in bottom half of the table while Juve were on pole position. Yet, Juventus dished out an abysmal performance which could rival some of the bleak days of pre-Conte era and lost at home. The loss in Genoa in return leg was in some way understandable, […]