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.
Ahead of the most highly anticipated Derby della Madonnina in years, Richard Hall and Emmet Gates look at some of the players who have worn both the Nerazzurri and Rossoneri shirt down the years.
TGU stalwart Luca Hodges-Ramon picks his top five favourite shirts from Italian football.
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.
Sam Brookes recalls a thrilling Derby della Madonnina between Inter and Milan from December 2007.
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.
Sam Brookes recalls Vincenzo Montella’s crucial goal for Roma against Milan in the 2000/01 season.
We at The Gentleman Ultra are fascinated by football shirts, especially Italian football shirts. Many of the greatest […]
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.
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.
There are few better sights in football than a striker at the peak of their powers. Scoring goals […]
Milano’s Parco Sempione is a hive of activity on a warm, autumnal afternoon; the gentle hum of a […]
If you were a Lazio fan walking to the Stadio Olimpico in the 1990s, Diego Fuser would have […]
August 1996 saw AC Milan and Fiorentina compete for the Italian Super Cup at the San Siro. With […]
May 30, 2001, is a date etched into the memory of AC Milan supporters. That evening, the Rossoneri […]