What’s in a stadium name in Italy? In the first of a two-part special, Tom Griffiths explores the stories behind the names of some of the most loved Stadia in the peninsula.
In the first episode of Storytelling Sagas, Wayne Girard narrates his piece on Daniele De Rossi’s heroic yet […]
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 […]
The blue and black stripes of Inter, the black and white of Juventus, the pale blue of Napoli […]
When the British East India Company returned from the Far East in the 1660s, they presented a strange plant called tea to King Charles II. His beautiful Portuguese bride quickly became fond of it for treating her colds. Some 20 years earlier, a merchant by the name of Peter Mundy noted it as “only herb boiled with a kind of herb boiled in it.”
Calcio – the Italian word for football – is markedly different to the words used in other languages […]