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Florentine writing from New York City. Non-Viola weaknesses include Liverpool and Pirlo. I follow other sports too. #forzaviola

Follow me on Twitter for soccer/football/calcio commentary at @LorenzoCalcio

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Fiorentina vs. Real Madrid: Lineups and Thread


Fiorentina finish off their preseason with a much-anticipated friendly against the Champions League winners in Warsaw.

Real Madrid Friendly: Cuadrado, Roncaglia OUT


Two key pieces in Fiorentina's transfer market will not travel with the team to Warsaw.

Friendly: Malaga 0 - FIORENTINA 2


Finishes from Rossi and Gonzalo in the first half seal another tidy performance by Montella's men.

Fiorentina vs. Malaga: Match Thread


Fiorentina play Malaga to begin their mini-Iberian tour, playing for the "Costa del Sol Unesco Trophy"

Fiorentina Close in on Marko Marin


Reports in the press say that the German could take a medical in Florence early this week

Squad For Malaga and Betis Friendlies Announced


Fiorentina have published on their official site the 27 man squad for the two friendlies in Spain.



Andrea Della Valle has met with the player and found him ready to move on, but the "patron" will only release him for a sizable fee that is yet to materialize.

The Curious Case of Romulo


In one of the odder transfer sagas of the summer, Romulo joined Juventus last week. Here's a look at the series of events that took the Brazilian to Turin.

Cuadrado Returns to Florence


After a quick and helpful South American tournament, Fiorentina are back in Florence, and are rejoined by Juan Cuadrado, who will meet with the owners to discuss his future. Here's our 360 look at...

FIORENTINA vs. Universitario: Match Thread


Fiorentina end their South American tour in Peru against Universitario starting a nearly full strength team that showcases Rossi and Gomez together again.

Get To Know A Contributor: Uros Popovic


In the wake of Slakas stepping down, we introduce and welcome our newest contributor, Uros Popovic, with a brief Q&A!

2013/2014 Serie A Fixtures: A Quick Look


A couple difficult stretches of games and an away opener against Roma await Fiorentina in Serie A this season. Here's a brief and Viola-centric reaction to the calendar.

Estudiantes 0 - FIORENTINA 1


An assured Fiorentina side defeated a determined Argentine side with a professional performance buoyed by a Mario Gomez goal and some young talent.

FIORENTINA vs. Estudiantes


A young, exciting lineup debuts in Fiorentina's first Copa EuroAmericana friendly.

Fiorentina Mercato Roundup: Mid July Mildness


Borja Valero has extended and an Aussie has come to town, but Fiorentina still have many personnel questions to resolve before the start of the 2014-2015 season.

Fiorentina Fully Own Cuadrado: Three Thoughts


The club confirmed on Thursday that they purchased the other half of Juan Cuadrado from Udinese. While the future of both the player and the Fiorentina mercato remain uncertain, any outcome looks...

The Viola Nation Team's 2013-2014 SEASON REVIEW


The whole team got together for this one, as we broke down the highs and lows of another electrifying Fiorentina season



As the Viola Nation staff toil away on an exhaustive end of season review, revisit and VOTE on your favorite Fiorentina goal of the 2013-2014 season!

Match Preview: Fiorentina vs. Torino


Fiorentina close the season in front of a sell out crowd at home with fourth placed secured, but their brothers from Turin are still fighting for Europe

Match Preview, Lineups, and Thread: Livorno


3 points against fellow Tuscan side Livorno can seal a second consecutive fourth-placed finish for Fiorentina

Coppa Italia FINAL: Lineups and Match Thread


Join the conversation below the line as our Fiorentina take on Napoli in Rome!



Fiorentina and Napoli clash in Rome in the final of Italy's domestic cup.

COPPA ITALIA FINAL: 3 Reasons Why Napoli Will Win


While the players of both sides are enjoying visiting the Pope and getting ready for the big game, I got to find out from SB Nation Serie A Imperial Overlady Kirsten Schlewitz exactly why she...

Match Preview: Bologna vs. Fiorentina


The last Fiorentina league match before a much-anticipated Coppa Italia Final could be a doozy, with Bologna battling to avoid relegation in the second Derby dell'Appennino of the season.

Match Preview: Fiorentina vs. Roma


A blockbuster fixture graces the Artemio Franchi on Saturday night, as both Roma and Fiorentina nurse very narrow hopes of climbing up the Serie A table.

Match Preview: Hellas Verona vs. Fiorentina


Friendly foes meet again in Verona, as Fiorentina look to solidify their position as a top 4 team in Italy in a difficult away fixture.

Match Preview: Fiorentina vs. Udinese


Fiorentina look to give a bit of color to their league form against Guidolin’s black and whites.

Match Preview: Sampdoria vs. Fiorentina


Fiorentina look to immediately bounce back after an ugly loss in a difficult away fixture against Sampdoria.

Match Preview: Fiorentina vs. Milan


The last "marathon" week of the season continues for Fiorentina who face an emotionally-involving game against Milan at home after an exhausting and difficult win away at Napoli

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