Football

Restoring an Italian classic

Published 1402 GMT (2202 HKT) October 22, 2013
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Juventus president Andrea Agnelli (left) celebrates the Old Lady's 2013 Serie A title win with the club's coach Antonio Conte. AFP/Getty Image/file
The "Bianconeri" won their first Serie A title for nine years in 2011, going through the season unbeaten. It capped their resurgence after the "Calciopoli" match-fixing scandal that saw them stripped of two Serie A titles and demoted to Serie B in 2006. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Juventus acquired Argentina striker Carlos Tevez from Manchester City in June 2013 ahead of the club's bid for a third straight Serie A title. In third place after eight games, Conte's team is desperate to again qualify for the lucrative European Champions League. Claudio Villa/Getty Images
The club moved from the dilapidated Stadio delle Alpi to the new Juventus Stadium in 2011. It is smaller, but attendances are up -- as is revenue. Agnelli is hoping other clubs in Serie A with old stadiums will follow Juve's lead. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images/file
Juventus Stadium provides better facilities for fans and also a more intimate experience, with supporters being much closer to the action than they were at the cavernous Stadio delle Alpi. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images