“Nobody thought we could get to this point,” were the words of SPAL coach Leonardo Semplici after his […]
At Udine, the video tapes were beginning to pour in. A talented teenager, wiry but tenacious, had caught […]
Italian clubs have broken the world record for transfer fees 18 times in the modern era, more than […]
It is hard to believe that a quarter of a century has passed since a young English footballer […]
“It takes a special player to bring about a positional change for the great Roberto Baggio – but […]
On a rainy night in Cardiff, the look on his face said it all. Having just conceded Casemiro’s […]
Bruised, bloodied and battered, the Bianchi (white) team celebrated a Calcio Storico victory in the final held in […]
The Stadio Atleti Azzuri d’Italia in Bergamo is home to Atalanta B.C., Serie A club and now a […]
Juventus’ continued dominance of Serie A is in no small part due to the intimidating atmosphere created in its new Juventus (Allianz) Stadium. The cacophony the 41,000 Bianconeri fans generate here is in stark contrast to Juve’s previous home, the truly awful Stadio delle Alpi. I went there in 2003 and – like many others – am glad to see the back of it.
There aren’t many greater examples of a ‘complete striker’ than Hernan Crespo. Leaving River Plate and his beloved nation of Argentina to sign for Parma in 1996, his adventure as a world class striker began. Crespo scored a variety of goals, from diving headers to composed chips over goalkeepers.
As a true Milanista, I’ve already had enough with this Donnarumma renewal saga.
Francesco Totti. No words can do justice to what that name represents to legions of Roma fans around the world. Indeed, every accolade and every honour about Totti has already been said a thousand times over, and yet that is still no way close to summing up how Roma fans like myself feel about the greatest player in Roma’s history.
Though he may not be on the stage when the 2017 Ballon d’Or winner is announced – the […]
It all started with Rafa Benitez. You might ask how Jesús Joaquín Fernández Sáenz de la Torre, otherwise […]
At 16:45 on 4 May 1949, Pierluigi Meroni picked up his transmitter and made contact with the Turin […]