On the weekend when Napoli went top of Serie A at the beginning of a likely, season-long tussle with old rivals Juventus, perhaps the side that deserved the headlines most was little Atalanta. A dramatic, hard fought 2-2 draw with champions Juve on Sunday night proved yet again that the current edition of Atalanta is a serious number indeed. The side from Bergamo, just up the road from Milan, has long been known as one of the most potent “nurseries” in Italian football.
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli on Monday received a one-year ban and a €300,000 fine for his role in selling match tickets to “ultra” fans, allegedly connected to organised crime. The ruling was handed down by the Football Federation’s Disciplinary Court which had prepared a case against Mr. Agnelli and three other club officials on the basis of evidence gathered by Turin-based public prosecutors who had been investigating mafia infiltration in the Piedmont region.
Not surprisingly, two splendid hat-ricks, respectively from Juve’s Argentinian Paulo Dybala and from Napoli’s Belgian Dries Maertens, dominated the Monday morning headlines in Italy. Yet, the results and the devastating form shown by both players prompts a legitimate question about an alleged gulf between Serie A and the Champions League.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".