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    01.11.2017 08:00 - in: Other S

    Edoardo Agnelli

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    “We must be committed to doing well, without forgetting that a job well done can always be done better.”

    A return to peacetime in Europe thankfully marked a return to football. Her early days may have been interrupted more than she’d have liked, but the Old Lady was now keen to kick on and taste Scudetto success for the second time.

    The arrival of Edoardo Agnelli in 1923, the first of four Agnelli family members to preside over the club, brought about an upturn in fortunes both on and off the pitch.

    Juventus now had its very own playing surface in Corso Marsiglia. The terraces were just bricks but the number of supporters increased day by day. The Bianconeri had all the foundations to rise through the ranks of Italian football and to strengthen a side already boasting the likes of Gianpiero Combi, Virginio Rosetta, Federico Munerati, Carlo Bigatto and Giuseppe Grabbi. Then came the the first official manager, Hungarian Jeno Karoly, and the first foreign world-beater, Hungarian left-winger Ferenc Hirzer.

    In 1925/26 Juventus won their second Scudetto title after a gripping regional final against Bologna, followed by a resounding 12-1 aggregate win over Alba Roma in the national final. Indeed, this was a sign of what was to come…

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