Euro ’96, the tournament in which football ‘came home’. After 30 years, England were once again hosting a […]
Emmet Gates talks to former Juventus midfielder Vladimir Jugovic about the last time The Old Lady won the Champions League, 25 years ago.
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.
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.
Emmet Gates talks with the former Roma, Fiorentina, Sampdoria and Lazio manager about his various spells coaching in Serie A.
In 1992, Simply Red sang Stars, while German Eurodance group, Snap! rose to prominence when they released the […]
May, 1990. A momentous month in the history of Calcio. The peninsula was getting ready to host an […]
Football is a collective sport. However, since the inception of the Golden Ball award in 1956, football circles […]
The inspiration During a recent Bank Holiday Monday clear-out of his old bedroom, TGU writer Martin Dunlop came […]
Shirt: Fiorentina (home) Season: 1988-90 Manufacturer: ABM Sponsor: Crodino/La Nazione Worn by: Roberto Baggio, Dunga, Stefano Borgonovo, Glenn […]
Origins If the word ‘staffetta’ is translated into English, it roughly means relay. The word is generally associated […]
The everlasting image of the 1994 World Cup portrays a lonely Roberto Baggio disconsolately looking down at the […]
For generations of football fans, Italy are the quintessential World Cup team. Skilful, stylish and exciting, Gli Azzurri […]
There is something inspiring about Italian football’s heyday. During the 1980s and 90s’, Serie A had it all: […]