Submit an Obituary
Search By Location
Photos & Memorials
Legends & Legacies
In The News
Today In History
Grief & Support
Sympathy & Condolence Advice
How To Write An Obituary
Submit An Obituary
This was truly an amazing person with so much talent the...
The world has lost a great man. Deepest Sympathy to the...
- Michele Gardiner
Rivelazione 21:3,4 Allora udii un'alta voce dal trono dire:...
I am sorry to hear of your loss. God Almighty can be a...
To the Garrone family,God promises us that soon "no more...
Riccardo Garrone (AP Photo/Giuseppe Calzuola)
GENOA, Italy (AP) - Sampdoria president Riccardo Garrone has died after a long illness. He was 76.
The Italian club announced the death on its website, without elaborating on the illness.
Having led a family oil business, Garrone purchased Sampdoria in 2002 and immediately helped the club earn promotion from Serie B to the top division.
In 2009-10, Sampdoria achieved its best result under Garrone with a fourth-place finish in Serie A. The club qualified for the final round of Champions League playoffs, although it didn't reach the group stage.
In 2010-11, temperamental striker Antonio Cassano insulted Garrone with a profanity-laced tirade and was promptly transferred to AC Milan. Cassano later made peace with Garrone and said he was "destroyed" upon learning of his death.
Sampdoria is tied for 14th this season.
Copyright © 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
View Guest Book
Related Memorial Sites
Donate to Charity
Find Advice & Support
Return to today's Obituaries for Everest Herald
Follow this Obituary
Remember on Facebook
Follow via email
*Please enter a valid email address.
Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials™ application. My Memorials™ helps you honor departed family members, friends, and even favorite celebrities – all on your Facebook page.
Thank you. You have now memorialized
The My Memorials Facebook app allows you to:
with memorials that are important to you.
on your memorials in your Facebook News Feed.
Share your memories
with your Facebook friends.
VIEW YOUR MY MEMORIALS PAGE
Return to Obituary
Search Obituaries & Guest Books
You are searching
Past 3 days
Past 7 days
Past 2 weeks
Past 30 days
Past 6 months
Republic of Ireland
District of Columbia
U.S. Virgin Islands
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
All Wisconsin obituaries
De Pere Journal
Door County Advocate
Fond du Lac Reporter
Kewaunee County Star-News
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
Marshfield News Herald
Oconto County Reporter
Racine Journal Times
Stevens Point Journal
Wausau Daily Herald
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune
Specific Date Range:
Questions? Contact Us
© 2015 Legacy.com All Rights Reserved