“We can’t lose in front of our fans,” exclaimed the captain of Fenerbahçe. Having drawn 0-0 in the […]
Sir Thomas Lipton: The Glaswegian Tea Magnate Who Inspired Early Italian Football Visitors to the town of West […]
The San Siro stadium, named after the district around five kilometres north-west of Milan city centre, opened in 1926. In its earliest days, the stadium consisted of four separate stands and had a capacity of 35,000. The San Siro hosted three matches at the 1934 World Cup. Originally owned by Milan, the stadium was sold to the city in 1935. Ten years later, Inter joined Milan in playing their matches at the San Siro, which, by this point, had been redeveloped to consist of one fully enclosed tier.
A Season with Verona, the cult classic by Tim Parks, charted the highs and lows of one memorable […]
2000 was a great year for Turkish football. Beside Galatasaray’s UEFA Cup and Super Cup victories, Turkey reached the quarter final at Euro 2000.
In the latest installment of our series, Wayne Girard asked Richard Hall to choose his favourite goals, games and […]
There are few better sights in football than a striker at the peak of their powers. Scoring goals […]
The Northern Irish striker has returned with his sights set on igniting another fan base en route to […]
‘There are ten thousand fans waiting at Fiumicino,’ announced the captain of the plane carrying the Italian team […]
On 27 September 1981, at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence, Ascoli’s Francois Zahoui came on as a […]
A Ruud Gullit masterclass, match-winning moments of magic from Marco van Basten, a personal duel between Sebastiano Rossi […]
When Atalanta took to the field on June 2, 1963, to contest the Coppa Italia final against Torino, […]
Following the publication of our Serie A team of the 1980s and 1990s articles, it was only natural […]
All the world’s national and club teams have nicknames but the Latin countries lead the way when it […]
You can almost hear the shifting of his feet against each blade of grass, a rustle in the […]