Emmet Gates talks to the legendary Milan defender about the Azzurri at Euro 2020, Fikayo Tomori, and Diego Maradona
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.
Euro ’96, the tournament in which football ‘came home’. After 30 years, England were once again hosting a […]
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.
Emmet Gates talks to former Juventus midfielder Vladimir Jugovic about the last time The Old Lady won the Champions League, 25 years ago.
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.
Trevor Stynes recalls his experience of moving to Italy in 2001 and the rebirth of Fiorentina as Florentia Viola in the summer of 2002
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.
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.
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.
Emmet Gates talks with the former Roma, Fiorentina, Sampdoria and Lazio manager about his various spells coaching in Serie A.
Sam Brookes recalls the classic encounter between Lazio and Inter just a few years ago, which sealed Inter’s place in the Champions League after a six-year absence.