Ross Kilvington examines Gli Azzurri’s struggles in the aftermath of the Superga disaster, as the 1950s became the lost decade for the Italian national side.
Giancarlo Rinaldi delves in the history of Fiorentina’s Stadio Artemio Franchi, one of the oldest stadiums in the country.
Roberto Baggio didn’t want to leave Fiorentina and join Juventus, but in the summer of 1990, he did. Onur Bilgic recounts his first trip back to Florence in April 1991, and the penalty he didn’t take.
On April 1st, 2001, Roberto Baggio’s Brescia travelled to Turin to face Juventus in a game the Bianconeri had to win. They didn’t. Emmet Gates tells the story.
Frank Risorto shares his experience of visiting the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara to see Bologna take on Inter.
In our latest TGU Stadium Guide entry, Parma-based writer Conor Clancy gives the rundown on life in the city, and going to the Ennio Tardini on a weekly basis.
Jake Mills takes a deep dive into the rise of Ternana, who are taking Serie C by storm, and also have an ambitious plan to build a new stadium.
The latest in our ‘Stadium Guide’ series takes us to the south of Italy, and to the newly-named Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, the home ground of Napoli. James Nye gives the lowdown on how to spend a day in the city of Maradona.
In the latest entry to our ‘Stadium Guide’, Jeremy Bowling delves deep into the magnificent Stadio San Nicola in Bari.
Ronaldo El Fenomeno is chiefly associated with his stints at Inter, Real Madrid and Barcelona, but his last European club – Milan – rarely gets mentioned. James Brookes recalls the last stand of a football legend.
In the first of a new ‘Stadium Guide’ series on TGU, Verona-based writer Richard Hough kicks us off with the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi.
It’s the turn of site Editor Emmet Gates to reveal his top 5 favourite shirts from the history of Italian football.
Tom Griffiths concludes his look at the history behind some of Italy’s stadia with part II of his ‘What’s in a Stadium Name’ series.
James Nye went to the Champions League clash between Napoli and Barcelona exactly a year ago today. Little did he know of what lay ahead for not just football, but the world.
What’s in a stadium name in Italy? In the first of a two-part special, Tom Griffiths explores the stories behind the names of some of the most loved Stadia in the peninsula.