- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

CARPI, Italy (AP) - Last-place Carpi has named Giuseppe Sannino its new coach a day after firing Fabrizio Castori six matches into its first Serie A season.

Carpi says Sannino signed a contract through the end of the season.

The 58-year-old Sannino has previously managed Siena, Palermo, Chievo Verona, Watford and Catania.

Castori’s removal came two days after a 5-1 loss to Roma left Carpi with just two points.

Castori had taken over Carpi in June of last year and led the club to the Serie B title last season, earning promotion to the top division for the first time in its 106-year history.

Having had to face Inter Milan, surprise leader Fiorentina, Napoli and title challenger Roma already, Carpi has scored just six goals and conceded a league-worst 15 goals.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide