Podcast: Zappy Zeman makes Delfini Zazzy

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining him as ever. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. We look ahead to Juventus’ Champions League tie with Porto, before turning our attention to the domestic action, which saw Zdenek Zeman make an emphatic return More...

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By Nicholas Carroll On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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UEFA Champions League preview – Porto vs Juventus

Ahead of the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie, Porto and Juventus are in strong domestic form and have both registered wins in their last six respective matches. The Bianconeri will start More...

By Kevin Pogorzelski On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Faouzi Ghoulam’s silent ascent to the top of the class with Napoli

When it comes to world class full-backs, the world of football is somewhat lacking at present. On the left, Napoli have a contender for the best in his position. Embed from Getty Images Trudging off the Santiago More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Bonucci: Juventus must be great to beat Porto

Leonardo Bonucci insists that Juventus will need to be at their best to progress when they meet Porto in the Champions League last 16. The Bianconeri travel to Portugal for the first leg of the tie, which will be More...

By Vito Doria On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Napoli masters of their own downfall in first leg defeat to Real Madrid

The Partenopei often play sumptuous football under the mentoring of Maurizio Sarri but the Italian side were not as effective or as assured as they usually would be when they faced Real Madrid in Spain on Wednesday More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Real Madrid v Napoli Post-match reaction: Aurelio De Laurentiis takes aim at Maurizio Sarri

Despite going 1-0 ahead in just the eighth minute of play, Napoli finished Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League encounter with a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, leaving club president Aurelio De Laurentiis More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Podcast: The great AC Milan swindle

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining him as ever. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. We reflect on Napoli’s More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Callejon makes Real Madrid goal promise

On Wednesday night, Jose Callejon makes his return to Real Madrid and has promised he will not celebrate if he scores against them. The Partenopei travel to the Spanish capital for the first leg of their Champions More...

By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Real Madrid boss welcoming favourites tag against Napoli

With his side being labelled favourites against Napoli, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has urged his team to embrace it. The teams meet in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie at the Estadio More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Real Madrid vs Napoli preview – Could the Italians provide a major UEFA Champions League upset?

Napoli are on route to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu ahead of their round of 16 UEFA Champions League clash with the current European and World Champions, Real Madrid. Los Blancos recently had their 40-match unbeaten More...