JUVENTUS HISTORY : 2007 – 2017

2007, Under Claudio Ranieri’s guidance, the Bianconeri came in third thus qualifying for the Champions League preliminary round. Captain Del Piero, the key man in a great season was top scorer with 21 goals, one more than his team mate Trezeguet. In the 2008/2009 season, Juventus had a difficult second part of the season and suffered negative results which could have affected their qualification for the Champions League.

Ciro Ferrara replaced Ranieri for the last two days of the championship and Juventus nished in second place. Ferrara was confirmed for the following season, which witnessed the return of Fabio Cannavaro and new team additions Fabio Grosso, Felipe Melo and Diego. In October Giovanni Cobolli Gigli resigned as Chairman and Jean-Claude Blanc took full control. The team, which had started out well, encountered a series of injuries which compromised their overall performance. Management changed again in late January with Zaccheroni taking over from Ferrara. The season ended with a seventh place finish and qualification for the Europa League.



The turning point arrived on 19 May 2010 when Andrea Agnelli became chairman of the club and Giuseppe Marotta General Manager for the Sports Area, opening a new chapter in the team’s history. On 27 October 2010 Giuseppe Marotta was also nominated Chief Executive Officer.

The 2010/2011 season was marked by a complete overhaul of the First Team and top company management and ended with a seventh place, not enough for Juventus to qualify for the 2011/2012 European competitions, and the dismissal of manager Luigi Del Neri. In May 2011 Jean-Claude Blanc left his position and obtained a special appointment to complete the new stadium project and its inauguration. Aldo Mazzia was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

During the Transfer Campaign in summer 2011 the First Team continued its renewal, a job entrusted to Antonio Conte, the captain of many victorious battles.

Juventus returned home on 8 September 2011: in two years the old Delle Alpi Stadium had been dismantled and a new club-owned stadium stands in its place, the first of its kind in Italy.

The splendid inauguration ceremony included a friendly game with football’s second oldest team, Notts County, who had given its black and white jerseys to Juventus in 1903.

The Juventus Stadium (now the Allianz Stadium) is a symbol of pride for the Club, its supporters and the City of Turin. The investments made by Juventus, for around € 150 million, and its partners who developed the adjacent shopping centre, totalling approximately € 90 million, helped keep hundreds of jobs from being lost during the two years needed for its construction and continue to create new employment opportunities for running the stadium and shopping centre, also contributing to redeveloping and revitalising an entire area of the city.

A further step in this direction was taken on 14 June 2013 with the signing of the final 99-year lease agreement for a portion of the Continassa Area of approximately 176 thousand square metres next to the Juventus Stadium (now the Allianz Stadium). The Area will be the venue of the new Training and Media Center of the First Team and will house the new registered office of the company, as well as provide services to the public, to businesses and to individuals.

The 2011/2012 season will remain unforgettable: the team under the guidance of Antonio Conte and driven by the magical atmosphere of the Juventus Stadium (now the Allianz Stadium) combined performance with results ending the championship unbeaten and winning its thirtieth league title. Conte and his men played in the Italian Cup final losing to Napoli, but made up for it two months later, winning against the same team in the fifth Italian Super Cup, held in Beijing.

The J Museum was inaugurated on 16 May 2012, an ideal spot for Juventus fans to meet and retrace this unforgettable story of successes every day.

The J College was inaugurated at the Vinovo Training Centre on 5 September 2012. This is an innovative project for the Youth Sector, to help young players reconcile their sporting and school commitments in the best way possible.

In the 2012/2013 season, Juventus returned to the European stage, reaching the quarter finals in the Champions League,and winning its second league title in a row, three matches ahead of the last game, at the end of a season in which it was in the lead from day one.

The following season was triumphant: in August, another Italian Super Cup was won, and at the end of the championship Juventus was still in the lead. This was the third consecutive national championship, which had not happened since the time of the “Golden five-year period”. This success was even more exciting as a result of the amazing figures achieved by the Team, starting with the 102 points obtained. It was a record-breaking football season.

The 2014/2015 football season was no exception. The fourth consecutive championship was won by seventeen points ahead; on 20 May 2015 the tenth Italian Cup in history arrived; in the Champions League, after winning the group stage and beating Borussia Dortmund, Monaco and Real Madrid, in that order, the First Team played in the final held in Berlin on 6 June 2015, losing against Barcelona.

In the 2015/2016 season, ten new players joined the Club and the First Team took some time to get going, although it won its first trophy in August: the Italian Super Cup, played in Shanghai against Lazio. The start of the Championship was tough, and after ten matches, the team was ranked twelve, far from the lead. After a defeat at Sassuolo, the Team went full steam ahead, winning 25 out of 26 matches. Juventus beat its opponents one by one, to become the Italian Champion for the fifth year running. This is the second time the Club has won the Championships five years in a row, in its history, and to make this success even more memorable, it also won the Italian Cup, making it the second time in a row it has won both titles together.

The 2016/2017 football season ended with the Club winning its sixth consecutive League title and third consecutive Italian Cup. In the Champions League, after winning the group stage and beating Porto, Barcelona and Monaco, in that order, the First Team played in the nal held in Cardiff on 3 June 2017, losing against Real Madrid.


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