Marco Jackson

Displaced Yorkshire-born football writer now based in Kent and former contributor to the Huddersfield Examiner, currently providing statistically-based Huddersfield Town related content for the Thrice Champions website. Contact me via Twitter at @MarcoJ.

By Marco Jackson On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Juventus Maxed Out? Massimiliano Allegri’s Uncertain Future at the Bianconeri

As Massimiliano Allegri reaches the end of his third season at Juventus, it is looking increasingly unlikely that he will enter into a fourth. Were he to do so, however, he would be the first Bianconeri boss to More...

By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AC Milan 1982: Sharks, Blood and Pooh

Throughout the last 30 years, AC Milan have been one of the world’s biggest clubs. In the early 1980s, however, things were not as we now know it for the Rossoneri Some things in football are unthinkable, More...

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

95 Years of Solitude: Pro Vercelli approach a century

Though not a regular household name in modern Italian football, Pro Vercelli are one of calcio’s fallen giants. However, the club are neither gone, nor forgotten. The landscape at the peak of Italian football More...

By Marco Jackson On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Atalanta 1948: The Queen in Search of a Crown

In a 110-year history, Atalanta have never managed to get their hands on the Scudetto. They came closest in 1948. Victory over Crotone on Saturday evening would lift Atalanta up to fourth position in Serie A, one More...

By Marco Jackson On Friday, February 10th, 2017

2012: When the Dolphins made Monkeys of the Bulls

Torino host Pescara in Round 24 of Serie A. In 2012, the two went head-to-head in a thrilling title race in Serie B, which saw some current stars show signs of what was to come Embed from Getty Images Look to More...

By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The Red and Yellow Mist That Descends on Florence

Round 23 will see one of Serie A’s lesser known rivalries be played out as Roma welcome Fiorentina to the Stadio Olimpico Embed from Getty Images Just because there is no real rivalry between Roma and More...

By Marco Jackson On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Serie A for Africa, and Africa for Serie A.

With the Cup of Nations ongoing, here are some of the African players who’ve starred in Serie A despite Italy not generally looking south for talent The Ascoli side of 1981/82 might not be an obvious place More...

By Marco Jackson On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Fiorentina v. Juventus: Ten Storey Hate Song

The city of Florence is a bad place to be a Juventus fan. Unlike many Italian hubs, the Tuscan capital has few Bianconeri enclaves and, as a one-team city, Fiorentina kick against the Turinese rivals – and hard. While More...

By Marco Jackson On Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Lazio v Roma: How to make a lasting mark in the Eternal City

One of Italian football’s great rivalries plays out its latest edition this Sunday, as Roma and Lazio meet in the Derby della Capitale. Sunday’s match between Lazio and Roma will be one of the most important More...

By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

1993: When Dolphins Could Beat Old Ladies

When Massimo Oddo’s side travel to face the Bianconeri in Serie A this weekend, the 40-year-old coach will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of his predecessors and cause an upset. When Pescara meet Juventus this More...