Massimiliano Allegri has arguably been Italy’s most successful coach of the last decade. During this time, he has […]
It was the final day of the 1999/00 Serie A season and as torrential rain and wind battered […]
The 9am Freciarossa from Stazione Centrale, Milano to Torino’s Porta Nuova station on Sunday February 18 was a fast […]
You’ve seen it so many times down the years, the same picture that’s always trotted out, regular as […]
It may seem like a lifetime ago that the world of calcio wasn’t dominated by a certain side […]
Not content with the debate sparked by our Top 10 Azzurri kits article earlier this year, we decided to put ourselves back […]
“We will be able to win only if we sacrifice ourselves for one another.” This is the message […]
When my girlfriend, Maria, and I saw a poster advertising a trip to watch Milan versus Juventus at […]
In a transfer window brimming with narratives, Leonardo Bonucci’s move to AC Milan is undoubtedly Serie A’s biggest […]
After a stunning performance in Serie A’s most entertaining game between Fiorentina and Napoli last season, the next […]
“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 […]
Some of football’s greatest sides are built on some form of partnership or triumvirate. Manchester United had Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke in the 1990s’, Milan had their Dutch trio of Ruud Gullit, Marco Van Basten and Frank Rijkaard, as well as Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi. But not all partnerships get the credit they deserve.
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.
Orson Welles once said that in this life, nobody gets justice. It’s either good luck or bad luck.