Italian Serie B

Empoli promoted to Serie A

Tuscan club Empoli will play next season in Serie A, returning to the top flight for the first time since 2008.

Palermo are back in Serie A

Palermo will be back in Serie A next season after winning Serie B with five games to spare.

Serie B changes playoff format

The Italian second division has adjusted its regulations, with as many as six teams now able to compete in the promotion playoffs.

Good luck, Palermo

Gennaro Gattuso has been unveiled as new Palermo coach, with the former Italian international tasked with winning promotion back to Serie A. This probably won't end well.

Another summer, another spot of match-fixing


Players and other individuals associated with A.S. Bari in 2008 and 2009 face charges related to sporting fraud and failure to report match-fixing.

Livorno win the playoffs and promotion

Livorno have beaten their Tuscan rivals Empoli in the Serie B playoff final, becoming the third and final team promoted to Italy's top tier.

The Serie B playoffs have been determined

Fans of playoff madness rejoice, as four teams get set to fight over the one remaining place in Serie A.

Sassuolo and Hellas promoted to Serie A

It was a typically crazy final day in Serie B, with Sassuolo and Hellas Verona promoted to Serie A. Livorno, Empoli, Novara and Brescia will contest the playoffs.

Fireworks expected on Serie B's final matchday


This weekend marks the end of the regular Serie B season, and could see three teams all promoted in one go.

Third time lucky for Sassuolo?

It's the penultimate round of Serie B fixtures, in which Sassuolo will once again look to seal their promotion. Here's a look at the key clashes near the top.

Sassuolo look to seal promotion...again


There are three games to go in Serie B, though Sassuolo will look to kill off any lingering doubts with a win to seal promotion this round. Here's this weekend's key promotion clashes.

Modena make Sassuolo wait for promotion


They were 15 minutes from guaranteeing themselves Serie A football, though Sassuolo's promotion celebrations were cruelly postponed by rivals Modena. Here's a recap of round 39's key promotion clashes.

Modena Derby the one to watch in Serie B

There's only four games of the Serie B league season left, meaning the scramble for promotion is heating up. Here are the games to keep an eye on this weekend.

Piermario Morosini Dies Following Heart Attack On Pitch

25-year-old Livorno midfielder has died following a cardiac arrest during a match at Pescara. All planned matches in Italy on the weekend have been suspended as a result.

Serie B Week 15: Torino Stay Top, Sampdoria Flounder

Torino managed a draw against Bari on Sunday to stay top of Serie B, but Sassuolo, Pescara and Padova are closing in. Seventh wasn't enough for Sampdoria, who have fired Gianluca Atzori.

Torino, Still Top Of Serie B, Shaken After Team Bus Involved In Fatal Accident

Two were killed near Turin on Sunday night when a car, hit by a stolen truck, was lodged under the Torino team bus. No players or others on the bus were injured in the crash.

Italian Serie B, Week 1 Review: Italian Football's Second Division Kicks Off!

With no Serie A, SB Nation's Italian football coverage turns to the second best league in the world: Serie B.

Serie A Strike Could Continue, Watch Serie B Instead

The Serie A strike may prevent supporters from watching their favorite clubs, but watching Serie B may help lessen the pain.

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