In a deeply personal account, Frank Risorto recalls the emotions he felt whilst seeing Italy against Spain at Euro 2016, and how football – for a brief period – allowed him to tune out the outside world.
Onur Bilgic recalls how Gli Azzurri kicked off Euro 2000, with a win against Turkey.
Dr. Henry Bell disagrees that Napoli were a one-man team during the Diego Maradona years, so much so that he’s chosen his ideal starting Napoli XI – without Maradona.
Frank Risorto continues the story of his epic two-weeks stint in Italy in November 2019 travelling around many of the country’s stadia. This time taking in SPAL vs Sampdoria.
Onur Bilgic looks back on Sampdoria’s seismic Scudetto win in 1990-91, which celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Dr. Henry Bell and Alessandra Sau examine the small Sardinian town of Tonara, and the journeys of locals Marco Sau and Andrea Carboni.
Trevor Stynes recalls his experience of moving to Italy in 2001 and the rebirth of Fiorentina as Florentia Viola in the summer of 2002
In our latest entry, Marco Rinaldi explores arguably Italy’s most unique stadium: Venezia’s Stadio Pierluigi Penzo
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.
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.
In the latest entry to our ‘Stadium Guide’, Jeremy Bowling delves deep into the magnificent Stadio San Nicola in Bari.