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.
In the first of a new ‘Stadium Guide’ series on TGU, Verona-based writer Richard Hough kicks us off with the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi.
Sam Brookes takes a look at the top five greatest sides to ever face relegation from Serie A, based on points won.
Richard Hall and Emmet Gates break down the best and worst Bosman deals ever conducted by Italian clubs since the landmark ruling came into effect 25 years ago.
Richard Hall and Emmet Gates sat down to pay tribute to the genius of Diego Armando Maradona, who sadly passed away on November 25th 2020.
“You’re here from Australia to watch Brescia?” It wasn’t the first time I was asked that question that […]
“Thank you to my sources of inspiration: Federico Fellini, Talking Heads, Martin Scorsese and Diego Armando Maradona,” professed […]
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.
The Maestro exhales, his wooden chair creaking back and forth as he finally takes a seat. The sun […]
Carlo Ancelotti once said: “Pirlo spots a pass in a split-second that lesser players could spend a whole […]
The Cambridge English dictionary defines ‘superstition’ as a “belief that is not based on human reason or scientific […]
A young son sits with his father at a restaurant. Suddenly he notices Real Madrid left-back Marcelo at […]
“During my career I won the World Cup, was top scorer in Serie A, won the golden boot […]
Thierry Henry (aged 24), Arsenal, 24 Goals, English Premier League Champions Raul (aged 24) Real Madrid, 24 Goals, […]
It is hard to name many players who have sandwiched a quick jaunt at Italian club Brescia, between […]