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Inter turn to 'Gasperson'

June 28, 2011
By Roberto Gotta
(Archive)
When Genoa unmercifully sacked Gian Piero Gasperini last November, after a defeat at Palermo left them with just 11 points from ten matches, it marked the end of an era for what is now the city's only Serie A side.

Genoa had played arguably their best football in decades in getting promoted from the Serie B at the end of the 2006-07 season then finishing 2008-09 in fourth place, when only a worse head-to-head record to Fiorentina prevented them from gaining a place in the Champions League ...

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