Juventus Fc is an Italian professional club based in Turin. This Italian club is known as Juve. As a matter of fact, this club is founded in 1897 by a group of students. And since 1903 they have a black and white striped home kit. Not to mention that today they play with the same combination of colors.
In history, they play on different stadiums all around the city, but today they have their stadium with a nickname Vecchia Signora or the Old Lady. Until now they won 35 league titles, 13 Copa Italia and 8 Supercopa Italia titles. Not to mention that they hold the record in all those competitions.
On the other hand, they won 2 International Cups, 2 UEFA Champions League and 1 European Cup Winners’ Cup. As a matter of fact, they even won 3 UEFA Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups, and one UEFA Intertoto Cup.
In the beginning, they are known as Sport-Club, and they were an athletics club. As a matter of fact, they are the second oldest of its kind, still active in the country. Not to mention that they are known as the most popular football team in the Italian League.
In Italy, they have more than 10 million supporters, and for sure this is most of all clubs in Italy. For example, Inter and Milano together have the same amount of fans as Juve.
And in the world, they have around 170 million fans, but some of the research tells that they have even more fans. However, in history, they are the only club who won all champion titles.
Juventus FC early years
Above all, this club is founded on November 1, 1897. As a matter of fact, they are founded by a group of students. Unfortunately, you can’t find a lot of information from the beginning of the club because at that time the newspaper didn’t give to much space for the sport.
However, they joined the Italian Football Championship in 1900. As a matter of fact, in 1906 they won the league championship. And in this period they change club colors. And since then we can see them in white and black stripes.
But in the same year, they have a split in the club. And after this period they try to rebuild the club. But like that, they survive the First World War. All in all, Juventus FC is the third oldest Italian football club.
In 1923, control over the club gained FIAT owner Edoardo Agnelli and he builds a new stadium. Not to mention that since 1930 club become one of the major forces in Italian football.
After World War II, Gianni Agnelli becomes an honorary president. As a matter of fact, in season 1957/58 they are awarded Golden Star for Sports Excellence. In fact, they were the first Italian team who won ten league titles. However, in the same season, Sivori becomes the first player in the club who won the title of the European Footballer of the Year.
In the next season, they won Italy Series A and Coppa Italia. We need to mention that in 1985. Juve becomes the first club in their history who won three major titles in UEFA competitions.
In 1944. Marcello Lippi becomes a Juve coach. As a matter of fact, in the first season on their bench, he returned the title of the champion of Italy to Turin. Not to mention that this was the first time after 9 seasons.
As can be seen in the next season they were in second place in the league. In fact, in the first place, it was Milan. After 1996 and winning the Champions League and Intercontinental Cup in the club comes huge football names.
As a matter of fact, Vieri, Zidane, Inzaghi, and Davids become members of the club. And in the two next season, they manage to come in the finals of Champions League.
Not to mention that in the 90s they have big rivals in Roma and Inter. As a matter of fact, in that period coach of Roma tell that doctors gave doping to Juve players. And all that was in period form 1993 to 1998. They even went on a court and Juve was free from all accusations.
Serie A – here we come!
In summer 2007 they got a couple of back-ups and at the same time, they got a new coach. In fact, this position comes Claudio Ranieri. Under those circumstances, they start the season with a victory against Liverpool. Only after one season, they played in the Champions League. But in the season 2008/09, They change the coach.
After a couple of games with a draw score, they decide to move Ranieri and from that time the new coach was Ciro Ferrera. However, he was on the coach position for two seasons, and when Juve starts to have bad scores they decide to move him from that position. Not to mention that in season 2009/10 they end the season in the worst position in the last 20 years. As a matter of fact, if we look at the Italian league table we can see that.
In summer 2010 they change management of the club. They make total changes in the club. Not to mention that at that time a huge number of players leave the club. But on the other side, a huge number of players come into the club. At the beginning of the season, everything was fine, but later this season becomes totally fiasco. As a matter of fact, they end up again in the seventh position on the table.
Present history and records
However, Juve starts season 2011/12 on a new stadium, with a new coach and a couple of new players. As a matter of fact, in this season they made to win all games in the league. They are the first team that does that. Basically, in this season they didn’t have too many expectations, but their coach made a little miracle. In fact, the make the strongest Italian football team.
In the next season, Old Lady starts with the same goal. Basically, in the first seven matches, they win in six of them and the seventh match was with a draw score. At that moment they were undefeated for 46 matches.
However, season 2013/14 they didn’t win any big title, and they change a coach again. But Conte becomes a coach of the Italian national team. At that time Allegri becomes a new coach.
On the positive side, the new coach had a great result, and all fans start to love him. Basically, in this season they were in the finale of Champions League. Not to mention that they won the title of Italian champion and for the first time after 1995. they won the Italian Cup.
As a matter of fact, in the next season, they again become Italian champions. However, in season 2017/18 Allegri becomes the first coach in their history who won four double crowns in a row. In the last season, they were the winner of Serie A and they won Supercoppa Italiana.
The Old Lady fans
For sure they are the best-supported football club in Italy. As a matter of fact, if we look at research then they have over 12 million fans. Not to mention that this is approximately 34% of total football fans. And I would bet that they have even bigger support. For that reason, they are one of the most supported football teams in the world. In fact, they have over 300 million supporters.
If we ask the fans, they will tell you that one of their biggest rivals is Torino. And this derby is from 1906. But on the other hand, they have one more rival, and that is A.C. Milan. In fact, they are the two teams with the most titles in Italy. But we can find a couple more rivals. In fact, Roma, Fiorentina, and Napoli are one of their rivals.
In the beginning, they play in the Parco del Valentino and Parco Cittadella. Until 1908 they played in the Piazza d’Armi Stadium. From 1909 to 1922 they played at Corso Marsiglia Camp.
But this was a short time, and in 1933 they change the stadium and now they were playing the Mussolini stadium and after the war, the stadium was renamed in Stadio Comunale Vittorio Pozzo.
However, in 2009. they start to build a new stadium and they finish it in 2011. As a matter of fact, this stadium is today known as the Allianz stadium of Turin. Not to mention that they are the first Italian club who plays on the stadium that is in club ownership.
Players and records
Every team in the world has some of the records. Well, the same case is with the Old Lady. As a matter of fact, in their history, one player holds a record with most appearance. In fact, Alessandro Del Piero holds that record with 705 appearances for the team.
He even held a record with most appearances in Serie A. On the other hand, he is the best scorer in their history. And for sure we need to mention Buffon. As a matter of fact, he is one of the best goalkeepers in their history.
Not to mention that their biggest win was 15-0 against Cento in season 1926/27. On the other hand, their biggest transfer was when they buy Ronaldo from Real Madrid. In this case, they spend €100 million on him.
Juventus transfer news
In any case, if we look a little bit on Soccerway news, we will find a lot of things about transfers. As a matter of fact, in this period we can see a huge number of transfers. Almost every club in the world buys at least one player.
And The Old Lady is no exception. There you can see a couple of rumors. But on the other hand, you can see a couple of transfers. In any case, they have a great team, but still, this can be better.
As can be seen, we mention rumors. Well, there is a couple of speculation that they want to buy Luis Suarez from Barcelona. On the other hand, there is speculation that they negotiate to bring a Neymar in Juve. But will this be true? We can only wait to see.
But, with all speculations, they make some transfers. As a matter of fact, they buy young Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for €85,5 million. On the other hand, they buy Danilo form Man. City for €37 million. Of course, there were a couple more transfers but these two are the biggest.
But, they didn’t only buy players. In fact, they sell a couple of them. As a matter of fact, they sell M. Kean for €33 million and in the next season, he will play for Everton. On the other hand, they sell J. Cancelo for €65 million, and in the next season, he will play for Man. City.
Until the end of the transfers period, it is only a couple of days, but until now we see a couple of transfers. And for sure we will see more of them. For more information jump on Soccer 10 and find some new information.
As a matter of fact, if we want to know how they play in the last game, we will need to look at Juventus results. In fact, in the last game they play against Parma FC, and they won. Not to mention that this was their first game in the new season.
In any case, Juventus fixtures tell us that their next match will be 31. August. And in this match, they will play against Napoli. Until now both teams have one win. So, in this case, after this match situation will be a little bit different.
After the last match, they have a day off, and from Monday they start to prepare for the next match. Season just started and in a short time, other competitions will start. So, in Autumn we will enjoy amazing matches and amazing teams. We can only watch and enjoy.